Rockets rain as Afghans vote

A string of attacks hit Afghanistan's parliamentary election today, after the Taliban vowed to disrupt a poll that is a crucial test for the credibility of the government and security forces.


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Despite an unusual dip in global weapons sales in 2009, the United States retained its spot as the world's top arms supplier of developing countries, according to an authoritative new report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS).

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