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Kerry Appeals To Russia To Help End Syrian Civil War

Secretary of State Kerry met with Russian leaders in Moscow on Tuesday in another attempt to forge a consensus on Syria.
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Bishops Remain Missing After Capture In Syria

As orthodox Christians across the world celebrated a late Easter this year, Christian communities in Syria and neighboring Lebanon postponed all celebrations. Instead they gathered in churches only to pray for the safe return of two bishops kidnapped outside of Aleppo last month. While their whereabouts are still unknown, the Syrian opposition and the Assad regime continue to trade blame for the abduction the Syriac Orthodox and Greek Orthodox Archbishops of Aleppo. We speak to the Syriac Orthodox bishop of Beirut and his congregation about how the kidnappings have marred the traditionally celebratory time of year.
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Pakistani Politician Imran Khan Falls From Lift During Campaign

The former cricketer was being lifted above a crowd of supporters when he suddenly took a tumble.
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Obama Says U.S. And South Korea Stand Firm Against Pyongyang

The president says he has never spoken directly to the North Korean leader, but that he and South Korean President Park Geun-hye remain open to talks.
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Pentagon Charges China With Cyberattacks

The Pentagon accused the Chinese military and government of cyberattacks on U.S. computers Monday. A Chinese military official denied those accusations. Dan McWhorter, researcher with the computer security firm Mandiant, explains how the company traced multiple cyberattacks to computers in China.
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The History And Politics Of Humanitarian Intervention

Some are calling on President Barack Obama to intervene in Syria's civil war. Gary Bass, Princeton University professor and author of Freedom's Battle: The Origins of Humanitarian Intervention, talks about the political risks of humanitarian intervention.

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