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As president of strife-torn Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai is on the hit lists of some of the world's most dangerous warlords and terrorists. On Thursday, Karzai narrowly escaped an assassination attempt in Kandahar, just hours after a car bomb killed 30 people in Kabul. Karzai later remarked, "I expect things like this to happen."

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"We go from summit to summit but our peoples go from abyss to abyss."
HUGO CHAVEZ,
President of Venezuela, discussing the failings of the World Summit on Sustainable Development in...

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