Afghan and NATO forces, backed by helicopter gunships, moved into villages outside Kandahar on Wednesday, killing at least 36 suspected Taliban fighters as part of an assault on insurgents holed up in the valley in southern Afghanistan.
Somalia’s Political Factions Reach Cease-fire Agreement
By PBS NewsHour
Somalia's interim government and the rival Islamic Courts Movement vowed to end fighting and work toward peace in an agreement signed Thursday in the two groups' first ever high-level talks.
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