Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Tuesday | February 12, 2013
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11 killed in military-plane crash
CHARLESVILLE (AP):Eleven bodies were pulled from the wreckage of a military plane that crashed in Liberia, with Guinea's army chief of staff and top military officers among its passengers, officials said yesterday.The military officers were on their way...

Three killed as bloody clashes continue
SRINAGAR (AP): Three young people were killed violently in the Indian-controlled Kashmir, despite a curfew that continued for a third day yesterday, following the execution of a Kashmiri man convicted in a deadly 2001 attack on India's Parliament....

US begins pull-out
KABUL (AP): The United States (US) began its withdrawal from Afghanistan in earnest, officials said yesterday, sending the first of what will be tens of thousands of containers home through a once-blocked land route through Pakistan....

Metal theft on the rise
THESSALONIKI (AP): When Greece adopted the euro, it poured billions into modernising its infrastructure, building spectacular bridges, highways, and a brand-new rail transit network for Athens.Now, locked in recession and crushed by debt...


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