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General McChrystal Calls for More Troops in Afghanistan

U.S. General Stanley McChrystal, the head of NATO and U.S. operations in Afghanistan, has issued a new report calling for more troops, Associated Press. Q & A on troops in Afghanistan, BBC News.

Leaders from all over the world are in New York City this week for the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. President Obama will chair a special Security Council session on nuclear nonproliferation, Chicago Tribune.  President Obama will appear on the ‘Late Show with David Letterman’ tonight at 11:35pm EDT.

A charity organization in Iran is marking the end of Ramadan by bailing out 21,000 poor prisoners who had been jailed for money problems such as unpaid debts, Voice of America.

‘Mad Men ‘and ’30 Rock’ took the top Emmy’s for best drama and best comedy in last night’s 61st annual Primetime Emmy Awards, New York Times. Full list of winners, Associated Press.

Hundreds of thousands enjoyed a free “Peace Without Borders” concert in Havana, Cuba on Sunday, Miami Herald.

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