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Chatter: The US is on high alert in Pakistan now too

The US pulls its diplomatic staff out of Lahore, Pakistan after receiving "specific threats," it's a second deadly day in Quetta, Edward Snowden's encrypted emails aren't safe, and the universe does wrong by Desmond Tutu.
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The US pulls its diplomatic staff out of Lahore, Pakistan after receiving "specific threats," it's a second deadly day in Quetta, Edward Snowden's encrypted emails aren't safe, and the universe does wrong by Desmond Tutu.
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Chatter: Syrian rebels claim they hit Assad's motorcade, government begs to differ

Syria's president appears unhurt despite rebels' claims they attacked his motorcade, Nairobi airport picks up the pieces after its devastating fire, Myanmar remembers one of its darkest days, and in Venezuela, thieves are after your hair.
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Syria's president appears unhurt despite rebels' claims they attacked his motorcade, Nairobi airport picks up the pieces after its devastating fire, Myanmar remembers one of its darkest days, and in Venezuela, thieves are after your hair.
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Chatter: Yemen says it spoiled Al Qaeda's big surprise

Yemen claims to have foiled a plot to blow up oil pipelines and seize ports, Kenya's biggest airport is shut down by fire, Egypt's crisis talks fail, and the Curiosity rover is dancing with itself.
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Chatter: Yemen is no country for Americans

The State Department urges all US citizens to leave Yemen immediately due to security threats, violence flares on the India-Pakistan border, another nuclear emergency is building at the Fukushima nuclear plant, and a snake attacks in Canada.
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Chatter: US embassies under threat

"Terrorist chatter" prompts the US to order 19 of its embassies to stay closed, Turkey announces the verdicts in its controversial coup trial, New Zealand's dairy exports start a food poisoning scare, and the world's first test-tube hamburger is for lunch.
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Chatter: Silvio Berlusconi is down, but not out

Italy's convicted former prime minister remains defiant after losing his final appeal; Zimbabwe's vote is either a "huge farce" or "free and honest," depending on who you believe; US embassies get a warning; and Vladimir Putin is no longer the biggest fish in the pond.
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GlobalPost Chatter: Zimbabwe's 'farce,' Egypt tenses, and up in smoke in Montevideo?

All that, plus declassified documents reveal the scariest speech the Queen never gave.
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Chatter: Zimbabwe votes

Zimbabweans go to the polls amid early accusations of fraud, newly convicted Bradley Manning waits to be sentenced, China swelters, and Kenya's endangered rhinos get some back-up — from drones.
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Chatter: Prison break, the Pakistan edition

The Taliban busts out more than 200 inmates from a Pakistani jail, Egypt's Mohamed Morsi gets a visit, Bradley Manning prepares to hear the verdict on his WikiLeaking, and Londoners haven't yet mastered the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' technique.
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Chatter: Bombs over Baghdad, and everywhere else

Iraq is wracked by more sectarian violence, Italy is in shock after its worst road disaster in decades, the Middle East peace process is back in, er, process, and your chance to find out what color sounds like.
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