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Bush Official Warned About Torture in Secret Memo

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Months before al-Qaida operative Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is set to stand trial for his alleged role in the 9/11 attacks, a draft of a secret memo written in 2006 by a senior adviser to Condoleezza Rice warning that the “enhanced interrogation” techniques used by the Bush administration in the "war on terror" violated US law has surfaced at the U State Department .

Gadhafi's Wife and Children Flee to Algeria

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Moammar Gadhafi’s wife, two sons, a daughter, and a number of grandchildren escaped Libyan rebels and entered Algeria on Monday, according to the Algerian Foreign Ministry. His location, as well as the whereabouts of his other sons, remain unknown. (more)

Banning the E-Messenger

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Following Pakistan's ban on Facebook last week, Bangladesh has become the second country to block the popular social networking site due to "objectionable" representations of the Prophet Muhammad and national political leaders.

Danish Paper Apologizes for Cartoon

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A Danish newspaper that published a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad wearing a bomb-shaped turban has apologized for offending Muslims. The penitence was part of a settlement between the paper and eight Muslim groups. The apology has been denounced by other members of the Danish media, which previously stood united in rejecting calls to back down in the face of Islamic outrage over the cartoon.

Two Arrested for Alleged Plot on Danish Paper

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Two men from Chicago were arrested recently for allegedly plotting to attack overseas targets, including the Danish newspaper that sparked a huge controversy in 2006 by running the now-infamous cartoon of the prophet Mohammed sporting an explosive turban.

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