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Current Events Presentation 1

  1. 1. Current Events<br />WEEK 1<br />17-23 Feb 2010<br />
  2. 2. IRAN<br />Anyone placing sanctions on Iran would be "regretful", President MahmoudAhmadinejad<br />Clinton Issues Another Warning to Iran <br />Russia hints it will back Iran sanctions calls <br />Iran's supreme leader: We do not seek atomic bombs <br />
  3. 3. AFGHANISTAN <br />The capture of top Taliban commander Mullah Abdul GhaniBaradar<br />Taliban resistance slows coalition forces in Marja, Afghanistan <br />
  4. 4. DUBAI/MOSSAD MURDER <br />Mahmoudal-Mabhouh, Hamas leader, murdered in a hotel room on 20 January. <br />Fake passports fuel questions about Israeli role in Hamas official's slaying (Wash. Post)<br />Credit cards implicate Mossad in Dubai hit (Washington Post)<br />Identity thefts threaten links with Israel <br />
  5. 5. HEADLINES<br />US President Obama pushes to revive healthcare reform<br />Clashes erupt over West Bank religious shrines<br />Turkish police arrest 50 in move against anti-Islamist coup<br />Blanket HIV testing 'could see Aids dying out in 40 years'<br />Sudanese government to sign formal peace deal with Darfur rebels<br />Niger Junta Gives Assurances on Democracy Plans<br />Calls in Egypt for ElBaradei to Seek Presidency<br />Dalai Lama to meet Obama in US despite China anger<br />US missionaries arrive home in the US - but two stay behind<br />Argentina imposes shipping rules in Falklands oil row <br />War in Iraq will be called 'Operation New Dawn' to reflect reduced U.S. role <br />Street riots greet Kashmir peace talks <br />Winter Olympics <br />

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