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1. 03-15 Karzai urges American pullback Kabul
2. 03-15 E-mails reveal al-Assad secrets Syria
D. 03-15 African elephant slaughter highest in decades Cameroon
4. 03-15 US 'committed to Afghan talks' Washington
F. 03-15 Iran cut off from global commerce Iran
G. 03-15 Soldiers shot dead in French town Montauban, Southern France
H. 03-15 Long lines as iPad goes on sale in Japan Japan
I. 03-15 Athletic sweep Man Utd aside Bilbao, Basque
03-15 North Korea to launch satellite North Korea


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Morning News

Mar.15   Kabul Karzai urges American pullback  American troops should pull out of outposts in villages and return to their main bases, President Hamid Karzai told U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta

  Syria E-mails reveal al-Assad secrets  A cache of e-mails leaked to CNN is giving extraordinary insight into the life of first family during the regime's move to crush a civilian uprising

  Cameroon African elephant slaughter highest in decades  Despite recent attempts by soldiers in Cameroon to stop the mass slaughter, poachers are continuing to kill the animals in record numbers

Day News

  Washington     US 'committed to Afghan talks'   The US says it remains committed to Afghan reconciliation despite the suspension of talks by the Taliban

  Iran     Iran cut off from global commerce   Swift, the body that handles global banking transactions, says it will cut Iran's banks out of the system on Saturday to enforce sanctions

  Southern France   Soldiers shot dead in French town Map of Montauban France  Two soldiers have been killed and a third wounded by a gunman on a scooter who opened fire near a military base at Montauban

  Japan     Long lines as iPad goes on sale in Japan   

  Basque Athletic sweep Man Utd aside  Athletic Bilbao sent Manchester United crashing out of the Europa League on Thursday with a 2-1 win in the second leg of their last-16 tie

Evening News

  North Korea   North Korea to launch satellite
  North Korea will launch a satellite mounted on a rocket to mark the 100th birthday of its late former President Kim Il-sung, state media reported

  Gulf     Gulf states to close Syrian embassies
  The six countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council is calling on the international community 'to stop what is going on in Syria'

  Afghanistan Afghan accused 'was not healthy'  The US soldier accused of shooting dead 16 Afghans had been injured twice while serving in Iraq and was not confident about his health

  Southern Afghanistan Roadside bomb kills 13 in Afghanistan  The vehicle hit the homemade device as it traveled near the district of Dehrawod. Thirteen people were killed

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