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  • Centered on a flighty young braggart named Percy, who learns honor and steadfastness while rescuing his mom from a villain, battling the monster Medusa and resisting the corruption of a war-ravaged culture, the musical is a coming-of-age tale that speaks of integrity, redemption and social healing.

    Theater review: 'Perseus Bayou' at Imagination Stage

  • Deciding to give my war-ravaged body a break, I sent my husband to the store to buy a breast pump.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Moms

  • The Taliban, authors of many bombings in this war-ravaged land, denied responsibility for this one.

    Car bomb outside Afghan hospital kills at least 25

  • Thousands of people began casting ballots Sunday during a week-long vote to choose the destiny of this war-ravaged and desperately poor but oil-rich region.

    For jubilant voters in Southern Sudan, new country nears

  • We propose some practical alternatives which have already saved lives in war-ravaged areas.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » How Many Global Deaths fromĀ Arms?

  • In Afghanistan, Gates told Afghan soldiers that America will maintain a presence in the war-ravaged nation beyond the troop pullout set to begin in 2011.

    Gates arrives for Baghdad visit

  • Ivory Coast President-elect Alassane Ouattara cordoned off the Abidjan residence of his rival Laurent Gbagbo on Friday as his government moved to restore water service in the war-ravaged city of Abidjan and prepare for the resumption of cocoa exports, the African country's main foreign-currency earner.

    Ivorian Opposition Strives for Normalcy

  • Steel Authority of India Ltd. has already said it will lead a consortium of steel companies to bid for iron-ore deposits in Afghanistan's Hajigak area, though the war-ravaged country is still unstable.

    Hindustan Copper eyes Afghan deposits

  • Shortly after Obama's speech, Gen. Stanley McChrystal told reporters, "I am absolutely supportive of the timeline," and that the time ahead would be used to build up Afghan forces to convince the people of this war-ravaged country that they can eventually take care of their own security.

    Gen. McChrystal says he supports troop timeline

  • Polls opened Thursday morning in Afghanistan, as the war-ravaged nation held its second-ever presidential and provincial council elections.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: August 20, 2009

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