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U.S. Puts Out Hit List on Afghan Drug Traffikers

The U.S. has put out a list of 50 suspected Afghan drug traffikers calling for them to be “captured or killed.” 90% of the world’s heroin comes from Afghanistan, BBC News.

Militants have attacked a police and provincial government compound in Logar Province. Afghanistan is only 10 days away from a presidential election, New York Times.

Coordinated explosions rock Iraq. 44 people are dead and scores wounded in attacks in Baghdad and Mosul, Voice of America.

Mehdi Karroubi, a candidate in Iran’s disputed presidential election, is alleging that anti-government political protesters have been raped in Iranian prisons, Al Jazeera.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has signed an agreement with Angola to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS. Clinton urged Angola to adopt a new constitution and to hold presidential elections. Current president Jose Eduardo dos Santos has served as president for the past thirty years. The last presidential election was in 1992, Voice of America.

The leaders of Mexico, the United States, and Canada are meeting in Guadalajara, Mexico for a summit to discuss economic and security issues, CNN.

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