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Syria agrees to UN probe of purported attacks

Posted: 08/25/2013 - Syrian state media says the government has reached an agreement with the United Nations to allow a U.N. team of experts to visit the site of last week's alleged chemical weapons attack.

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US official: chemical weapons likely used in Syria

Updated: 08/25/2013 - A senior administration official says there is "very little doubt" that a chemical weapon was used by the Syrian regime against civilians in an incident that killed at least a hundred people last week.

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Trial shows greed, machinations of China's elite

Posted: 08/23/2013 - Greed, machinations and betrayal in one of China's elite families went on display Friday when prosecutors in the corruption trial of disgraced politician Bo Xilai released testimony from his wife.

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Fierce clashes near Syrian capital

Posted: 08/23/2013 - Syrian troops and opposition fighters clashed Friday during fierce battles in suburbs of the Syrian capital where the opposition claimed a chemical weapons attack this week killed more than 100 people.

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UK's Hague: Assad regime behind chemical attack

Posted: 08/23/2013 - Foreign Secretary William Hague says Britain believes the regime of Syria's President Bashar Assad carried out a chemical weapons attack near Damascus that killed scores of people.

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Gang rape of young photojournalist shocks Mumbai

Posted: 08/23/2013 - A young photojournalist was gang raped while her male colleague was tied up and beaten in an isolated, overgrown corner of India's business hub of Mumbai, police said Friday.

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Syrian forces bomb area of alleged chemical attack

Posted: 08/22/2013 - President Bashar Assad's forces pressed on with a military offensive in eastern Damascus on Thursday, bombing rebel-held suburbs where the opposition said a chemical weapons attack the day before killed over 100 people.

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'Boyfriend Tracker' app raises stir in Brazil

Posted: 08/22/2013 - Brazilians were outraged when they learned their country was a top target of the U.S. National Security Agency's overseas spying operation, with data from billions of calls and emails swept up.

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Egypt's Mubarak to be put under house arrest

Posted: 08/22/2013 - Egypt's deposed autocrat Hosni Mubarak is expected to be freed from prison and placed under house arrest on Thursday after being ordered released the previous day, following more than two years in detention.

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US Institute: Iran asphalts possible nuke site

Posted: 08/22/2013 - The most recent imagery from satellite company Digital Globe is from Aug. 13. It was seen by The Associated Press ahead of publication by the Institute for Science and International Security.

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Syrian opposition claims 'poisonous gas' attack

Posted: 08/21/2013 - The claims came as a 20-member U.N. chemical weapons team was in Syria to investigate three sites where chemical weapons attacks had allegedly occurred in the past.

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Egyptian authorities arrest 2 Islamist figures

Posted: 08/21/2013 - The arrests are the latest in a crackdown by Egypt's new military-backed leaders against the Muslim Brotherhood group, from which ousted President Mohammed Morsi hails.

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Tobacco brands slip into Myanmar without fanfare

Posted: 08/21/2013 - As some of the world's biggest companies trumpet their arrival in Asia's hottest frontier market, the tobacco industry has a different strategy: It's slipping into Myanmar without fanfare.

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Greek state broadcaster resumes news programing

Posted: 08/21/2013 - Greece's new state television channel began airing news programs Wednesday, more than two months after the government's abrupt closure of state broadcaster ERT drew international condemnation

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Egypt arrests Brotherhood's spiritual leader

Posted: 08/20/2013 - The Brotherhood's spiritual guide, Mohammed Badie, was arrested in an apartment at the eastern Cairo district of Nasr City, close to the location of the six-week sit-in protest by supporters of Morsi.

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Pakistan's Musharraf charged in Bhutto killing

Posted: 08/20/2013 - A Pakistani court on Tuesday indicted former president and army chief Pervez Musharraf on murder charges in connection with the 2007 assassination of iconic Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

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Floods cover more than half of Philippine capital

Posted: 08/20/2013 - Flooding caused by some of the Philippines' heaviest rains on record submerged more than half the capital Tuesday, turning roads into rivers and trapping tens of thousands of people in homes and shelters.

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Ousted China leader's trial caps dramatic downfall

Posted: 08/20/2013 - Only a few people heard it, but when one of China's most prominent politicians slapped his police chief across the face, it would end up reverberating far and wide.

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Egypt officials: Mubarak could be freed this week

Updated: 08/19/2013 - Mubarak has been ordered released in two other court cases against him — the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising that toppled him and another in case, on illegal earnings.

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Israel quietly maintains ties with Egyptian army

Posted: 08/19/2013 - Wary of being seen as taking sides in the Egyptian military's standoff against Islamist supporters of the ousted president, Israel also needs the Egyptian army to maintain quiet along their shared border.

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