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By NICHOLAS KULISH and MELISSA EDDY
Germany's president announced his resignation on Friday after prosecutors asked Parliament to strip him of his immunity from prosecution over suspected improper ties to businessmen.
By DECLAN WALSH
Hina Rabbani Khar, Pakistan's foreign minister, described as "preposterous" Afghan demands that her country deliver the insurgent leadership to the negotiating table.
By JAMES KANTER and NICOLA CLARK
China, the United States and two dozen other countries are looking at measures to squeeze European airlines and other industries if the European Union tries to enforce the new law.
By RICK GLADSTONE
Anthony Shadid, a prize-winning journalist, was reporting inside Syria when he suffered a fatal asthma attack.
By MARGALIT FOX
Mr. Shadid, a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, spent most of his professional life covering the Middle East and was esteemed throughout his career for being an insightful analyst.
By ALISSA J. RUBIN
The illegal and denounced practice of "baad," the giving of girls as payment for offenses committed by their relatives, is pervasive in parts of Afghanistan, according to human rights workers.