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Death toll hits 20 in Kashmir protests
Violent protests continued across Kashmir Wednesday, as the death toll from the past two days of demonstrations rose to 20, a senior police official said.
3 aid workers killed in Afghan attack
Gunmen shot and killed three international aid workers and their driver in an ambush on their convoy in a province south of Kabul Wednesday, authorities said.
Nine dead in Tripoli explosion
An explosion targeting a bus rocked a business district in central Tripoli Wednesday morning, killing at least six people and wounding four others, Lebanese internal security forces told CNN.
Use of contractors in Iraq 'unprecedented'
The United States spent $85 billion on contracts in Iraq and other countries in the first four years of the war and is relying on contract employees at a greater rate than in any other war, according to a government report released Tuesday.
Tsvangirai denies exclusion from Zimbabwe deal
Embattled Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe signed a deal to form a unity government with a breakaway faction of the country's opposition party -- a deal that doesn't involve the opposition leader -- an official with Mugabe's party said.