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  • Moldovan Court Rejects Referendum On Direct Presidential Poll
    Moldova's Constitutional Court has rejected a plan to hold a referendum to decide whether the president should be elected by popular vote rather than by parliament.
  • Suicide Attack Kills Four In Pakistan
    Police say a suicide car bombing apparently targeting a senior police officer in northwest Pakistan has killed four people and wounded 13. The officer escaped unhurt.
  • The Rundown -- September 23
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    A Chinese court has sentenced a scholar and advocate for the Uyghur minority to life in prison after convicting him of separatism.
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