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October 26th, 2009
World Links: Death Toll Rises in Baghdad, Karadzic A No-Show

The death toll from Sunday’s pair of suicide attacks on government buildings in downtown Baghdad climbs to 155, including as many as 30 children who were at the Justice Ministry’s day care center at the time of the attacks.

At least 14 Americans are killed in two separate helicopter crashes in Afghanistan, the largest number of Americans killed in a single day in Afghanistan in more than four years.

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic boycotts the first day of his own war crimes trial in the Hague, forcing the judge to adjourn the case for the day and infuriating survivors who had traveled from Bosnia to see Karadzic face justice.

Juanita Castro, the younger sister of Fidel and Raúl Castro, says she collaborated with the CIA in the 1960s both from inside Cuba and after going into exile in Miami in 1964.

Officials from the International Atomic Energy Agency inspect Iran’s newly-revealed nuclear plant near Qom.

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