11 Die as U.S. Force Raids House in Iraqi City and Man Detonates a Suicide Vest
By ALISSA J. RUBIN and SAM DAGHER - Published: October 5, 2008
BAGHDAD — Eleven people died after Americans raided a house in the northern city of Mosul at dawn on Sunday and one of the residents detonated a suicide vest while others engaged in a gunfight, the American and Iraqi militaries said.
In Poverty and Strife, Women Test Limits - By CARLOTTA GALL
In the Afghan province of Bamian, women are uprooting traditional gender roles by taking up leadership positions.
Slide Show: Women Gaining Rights in Bamian
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Russian Forces Begin to Shut Georgia Checkpoints - By ELLEN BARRY
Russian peacekeeping forces dismantled one checkpoint inside Georgia and were at work removing several others on Sunday, five days ahead of a deadline.
2 U.S. Helicopters Crash; Poland Ends Its Iraq Role -- By ALISSA J. RUBIN
Two American Black Hawk helicopters crashed Saturday evening in northern Baghdad, killing one Iraqi soldier. Earlier in the day, Poland ceremonially brought its military mission in Iraq to a close.
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War on the Corner -- By MOHAMAD BAZZI
When Shiites fight Sunnis below your balcony in Beirut, the old routines come back to you.