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"There is a realization on both sides that war is not an option."
Riaz Khokhar, Pakistan's Foreign Secretary, following peace talks between India and Pakistan in Islamabad. The two sides have agreed to meet again in May or June

"The President is not a statistician."
Scott McClellan, White House press secretary, after the George W. Bush Administration backed away from an earlier forecast that the economy would gain 2.6 million jobs this year

"The people of Afghanistan must not participate in the election ... If they do, they...

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