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Beirut Car Bomb Kills Ex-Minister Chatah

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Lebanese officials say a car bombing in central Beirut has killed former Finance Minister Mohamad Chatah and at least four others.   Chatah, a Sunni Muslim, was a respected economist and senior advisor to ex-Prime Minister Saad Hariri. He previously served as the Lebanese ambassador to Washington.   VOA correspondent Margaret Besheer, who is in Beirut, reports that many observers thought the 62-year-old Chatah an unlikely assassination target.   "He is not a current...

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