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April 16th, 2009
World Links: Chechnya Operation Ends After a Decade, Maoist Attacks Mar Indian Elections

Russia ends its decade-long operation against separatists in Chechnya.

Seventeen people are killed in Maoist attacks on polling centers during today’s general elections in India.

At least sixteen Iraqi soldiers are killed in a suicide bombing on an airbase in Anbar province.

President Obama heads to Mexico to meet with his Mexican counterpart Felipe Calderón ahead of this weekend’s Summit of the Americas in Trinidad.

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