And what his death means for Yemen.
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Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah announced women would be given the right to vote and stand in elections.
From Reuters: U.S. actor Sean Penn engaged in attempts to secure the release of two Americans freed by Iran, flying to Venezuela to ask President Hugo Chavez to intervene with Iran’s leader.
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Comments by William McCants, Erroll Southers, Brian Fishman and Jarret Brachman.
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There are complaints that since 9/11 the level of “militarization” of CIA reaches unhealthy level for the intelligence agency.
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According to media reports German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble has told the leadership of his Christian Democratic Union party that he wants the new EU-treaty.
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