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BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany gave its strongest signal yet on Tuesday that it will send troops to join a U.N. peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon, a move that is likely to prove divisive in the country 60 years after the Holocaust.
By Ahmad Pathoni JAKARTA (Reuters) - More than 200 Islamic militants from Southeast Asia have been sent on missions to attack Israel's interests and countries that support the Jewish state, their leader said on Friday.
By Madeline Chambers BERLIN (Reuters) - The prospect of German soldiers heading to the Israeli border region as part of an international force has sparked a fierce debate about what Germany's role in the Middle East should be some 60 years after the Holocaust.
By Jason Webb MADRID (Reuters) - A boatload of desperate Africans rescued off Malta has become a symbol of Europe's immigration dilemma, with the Spanish fishermen who saved them hailed as heroes as countries haggled over who should take them.
BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Peruvian President-elect Alan Garcia denied on Wednesday he is seeking a regional strategic alliance against Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Montenegro on Wednesday became the 192nd member of the United Nations, a month after it ended its 88-year partnership with Serbia that completed the breakup of the former Yugoslavia.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Montenegro on Wednesday became the 192nd member of the United Nations, a month after it ended its 88-year partnership with Serbia that completed the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. The U.N.
By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi makes his final visit to the United States this week, capping five years in which Tokyo boosted ties with Washington but sowed discord with Japan's neighbors.
BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbia finally recognized Montenegro's independence on Thursday almost a month after its old partner voted in a referendum to dissolve their joint state. Despite the delay, Belgrade indicated the separation would be friendly, in line with Western hopes.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush has dropped tentative plans to visit Ukraine later this month and will instead go to Hungary to mark the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian revolution against Soviet domination.
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