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Posted: March 3, 2013 at 3:49 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “[Bashar] Assad is Syria’s legal president until the next elections. Individuals have the freedom to run as candidates. Until that time,Assad is Syria’s president.” Ali Akbar Salehi, the Iranian foreign minister Article, 11A Give up, Philippine leader urges clan HONG KONG — The Philippine president, Benigno Aquino III, called Saturday for the surrender of an armed Muslim clan that took over a Malaysian village, making the plea a day after the group lost several members in a violent clash with Malaysian police officers.
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