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Friday News Roundup - International

A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories, including, prospects for an agreement on Iran’s nuclear program improve with the release of a new report that found Iran’s nuclear expansion is slowing. Obama calls for patience in talks with Iran, while Israel remains opposed to U-S strategy. Another top Pakistani militant leader is killed. A U-S aircraft carrier arrives in the Philippines as relief workers struggle to get aid to victims after a devastating typhoon. Egyptian ties to Russia appear to be growing stronger.

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