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I cannot tell how much pain the nation and I suffered due to this conspiracy.
PERVEZ MUSHARRAF, President of Pakistan, lifting a six-week state of emergency on Dec. 15 that he said was imposed to counter an alleged plot to undermine the country's democratization

They left me militia, they left me gangsters, and they left me all the troubles in the world.
JALIL KHALAF, Iraqi police commander in Basra, on British forces withdrawing from the city and surrounding province

My own...

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