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Kenya's Elections

Kenyans went to the polls yesterday in a tense presidential election that could erupt in violence.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Secretary of State Kerry pledges new aid for the Syrian opposition. Iran and Western powers set the stage for nuclear negotiations. And Pope Benedict steps down. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Friday News Roundup - International

A deadly bombing in Syria targets the ruling party. Civilian deaths fall sharply in Afghanistan. And Secretary of State John Kerry delivers his first major foreign policy speech. Guest host Steve Roberts and a panel of journalists discuss the week's top international news stories.

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Drawing Down Troops From Afghanistan

We get an update on the announcement that American forces will withdraw 34,000 troops from Afghanistan by January 2014.

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Guns And Suicide

Two-thirds of the people who died from gunshot wounds in 2010 were suicides. Diane and guests talk about recognizing people at risk of suicide and whether reducing access to guns could lower U.S. suicide rates.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Iran's supreme leader rejects direct talks with the U.S. Turmoil in Tunisia following the assassination of an opposition leader. And the remains of England's Richard III are found and identified. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Targeted Killings: Carte Blanche To Kill?

Kojo explores the legal, moral and ethical questions the Obama administration's policy on targeted killings raises with a legal scholar who formerly advised Israel on targeted killings.

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A Shift In The Boy Scouts' Gay Policy

Kojo explores the questions that a shift in the Boy Scouts' national policy on gay members would pose for local scouts, their sponsors and their parents.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Syria claims Israel bombs military targets near Damascus. Egypt declares emergency rule in three cities. And French forces take a key airport in Mali. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Friday News Roundup - International

World leaders condemn North Korea's nuclear test. The U.S. and European Union pursue a new trade pact. And Pope Benedict XVI announces his retirement. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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