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State Department Training Program Criticized

A report by the U.S. Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction has blasted a State Department program to train Iraqi police.

Military Records Sought in Georgia Murder-Suicide

Investigators looking into a murder-suicide involving a National Guard solider in Georgia are awaiting records of his military service and results from an autopsy.

Taliban Attack on Patrol Base

Video by Defense Imagery Management Operations Center

Grenade Attack in Kenya Follows Threats From al-Shabab

Kenyan authorities have increased security in the capital, following a grenade attack at a bar in downtown Nairobi that wounded 13 people.

The attack came after Somali militant group al-Shabab warned it would retaliate for an ongoing Kenyan military incursion into Somalia.

The blast tore through Mwaura's bar between midnight and 1 a.m. Monday morning. Hours later, blood stains could still be seen on the sink and a metal table just a few meters from where an unidentified assailant tossed the grenade.

Libya Declares Liberation From 42-Year Gadhafi Rule

Libya's transitional leaders on Sunday declared their eight-month revolution over, after the fall of the last strongholds of the former government and the death of former leader, Moammar Gadhafi.

Jubilant Libyans poured into public squares like this one in Tripoli, chanting and waving the new Libyan flag. They came to join, from a distance, the official ceremony in Benghazi, in the east, a city that played a key role in the uprising. There officials declared the end of the revolution and the beginning of what is known here as Free Libya.

Argentina's Fernandez Wins Landslide Victory

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has won a landslide re-election victory.

Ms. Fernandez won 53 percent of the vote Sunday with most of the votes counted. She was 36 percentage points ahead of her nearest of six rivals - Socialist governor of Santa Fe province, Hermes Binner.

It is a bittersweet victory for Ms. Fernandez whose husband, former president Nestor Kirchner, died of a heart attack a year ago this week. Ms. Fernandez, who succeeded her husband in 2007, struggled to hold back her tears when she cast her ballot in his hometown of Rio Gallegos.

Turkey Says 49 Kurdish Rebels Dead

Turkish military forces near the border with Iraq say they have killed at least 49 Kurdish rebels in an offensive over the past two days.

A military statement issued Saturday said the operation launched Wednesday against the rebel Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) is continuing.

It said air and ground offensives continue in two southern Turkish regions and in a few regions across the border, in northern Iraq.

On Friday, Turkey sought support from neighboring Iran in its fight against the rebels.

ISAF Joint Command morning operational update

Coalition forces conducted a precision airstrike against an insurgent compound in Sangin district, Helmand province, yesterday.

The targeted compound was used by insurgents to conduct small arms fire attacks and construct improvised explosive devices for use against Afhgan and coalition forces. In addition, insurgents placed several bombs around the facility presenting a significant threat to coalition and Afghan forces, as well as, the civilian population.