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April 3rd, 2009
World Links: Obama Warns of Al Qaeda Threat to Europe, French Support U.S. Plan for Afghanistan

President Obama warns that al Qaeda is a greater threat to Europe than America.

In a symbolic gesture of good will France agrees to take one prisoner from Guantanamo Bay. French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, also expresses support for Obama’s plan for Afghanistan.

Suspected Taliban militants attack NATO vehicles in Pakistan.

Zimbabweans seeking asylum in South Africa are to be given a special six-month residence permit.

Nigerian president Umaru Musa Yar’Adua promises amnesty to militants in the oil-rich Niger Delta if they lay down their arms.

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