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Marking the end of a long era of tolerance for certain drugs in the Netherlands, Amsterdam's legendary "coffee shops" will soon stop admitting foreigners as the Dutch government prepares to ban tourists from cafes that sell marijuana. (more)

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Both the UK and US temporarily closed their embassies in Yemen "for security reasons" on Sunday after increasing concern about al-Qaida threats in the capital city of Sana'a Yemen has been under heightened scrutiny after the 2009 Christmas Day attempt to blow up a U airliner was traced to the Middle Eastern country.

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