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08-18 7 Israelis dead in string of attacks Eilat, Southern Israel
2. 08-18 Obama says al-Assad must go Washington
D. 08-18 Markets plummet as fears return European Union
4. 08-18 Hazare: 'We will not move from here' New Delhi
F. 08-18 Riot sentences stir backlash in Britain London
G. 08-18 Double explosions near British compound Kabul
7. 08-18 UN to send Syria assessment team UN
I. 08-18 Asia stocks drop on economy worry South Korea
9. 08-18 Colombia inquiry focuses on Alvaro Colombia

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Aug.18   Southern Israel   7 Israelis dead in string of attacks Map of Eilat Israel
  In southern Israel attackers fired shots at a civilian bus, assaulted Israeli soldiers, and fired mortars and an anti-tank missile


  Washington     Obama says al-Assad must go
  Top U.S. and European leaders called on Syrian President to step down -- ratcheting up international pressure against a regime


  European Union Markets plummet as fears return  European and US shares have seen more large falls, as the uncertainty that has caused recent turmoil returns

  New Delhi Hazare: 'We will not move from here'  Outside the jail where he is staying, though he isn't a prisoner, Indian activist Anna Hazare has a growing crowd of supporters to back him up

  London Riot sentences stir backlash in Britain  So far, police have arrested more than 1,700 suspects. About 1,000 of those have been charged

Day News


  Kabul   Double explosions near British compound
  Two explosions have hit the Afghan capital, Kabul, near a compound run by the British government; sporadic gunfire was also heard


  UN     UN to send Syria assessment team   The UN is to send a humanitarian mission to Syria to assess the situation there after Damascus' violent crackdown on protesters

  South Korea   Asia stocks drop on economy worry  Asian stocks fell on Friday, following the trend on global markets, on continuing worries that the US economy could slide back into recession

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  Colombia Colombia inquiry focuses on Alvaro  Former President Alvaro Uribe denied accusations that he ordered the government's spy agency to wiretap his political opponents

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