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In A Remote Corner Of Sudan, An American Takes His Stand

Ryan Boyette arrived Sudan's Nuba Mountains more than a decade ago has made it his mission to document abuses he says the government carries out with regularity.
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Dozens Killed In Blast Along India-Pakistan Border

A suicide bomber killed more than 50 people on Pakistan's side of the Wagah border crossing with India. The bomber apparently targeted spectators returning from a famous flag lowering ceremony.
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U.N. Report Warns Of 'Irreversible' Damage To Earth's Climate

In Copenhagen on Sunday, scientists gathered to issue their latest assessment of the world's climate. Their report is considered the most comprehensive overview of the state of climate science.
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Ukraine Separatists Claim Victory In Defiant Election

Separatists in eastern Ukraine held their own elections on Sunday. The government in Kiev calls it "an illegal farce," saying pro-Moscow militants control the process.
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U.N.: End Greenhouse Emissions By 2100 Or Risk 'Irreversible' Damage

A new report says that if human-produced, heat-trapping gases aren't phased out by the end of the century, there will be "severe, pervasive and irreversible" consequences.
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After Acid Attacks And Execution, Iran Defends Human Rights Record

Iranian officials are lashing out at a U.N. report portraying Iranians as suffering from an opaque justice system, regular oppression of women and religious persecution under President Hassan Rouhani.
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Ukraine's Separatists Claim Victory In Defiant Vote

Elections held in Donetsk and Luhansk have been condemned by the Ukrainian government, the U.S. and European countries.
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Scores Killed In Apparent Suicide Attack At India-Pakistan Border

The attack occurred on the Pakistani side of the famous Wagah border post, where crowds gather nightly to watch border guards in a choreographed routine.
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Lights Back On In Bangladesh After Nationwide Blackout

The failure of a link that supplies electricity from neighboring India is suspected to have caused the massive outage on Saturday.
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Citizen Patrols Guard Borders From Ebola

The West African nation of Ivory Coast borders Liberia and Guinea, two countries hit by Ebola. But it hasn't yet recorded a case, in large part because farmers are patrolling the porous borders.

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