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In India, Men Accused of Deadly Rape Formally Charged

Five men accused of the brutal rape and murder of a woman student in New Delhi were charged today. The attack in December launched an international outcry and led to nationwide protests. NPR's Julie McCarthy joins host Laura Sullivan from the Indian capital with the latest.
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Turkish Left-Wing Group Claims Responsibility For U.S. Embassy Blast

The radical group posted a photo of the alleged suicide bomber on its website Saturday, calling the blast "an act of of self-sacrifice."
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Direct Talks With Iran? Biden Says It's Possible

The vice president says if Iranian leaders are serious and have an agenda for discussion, the U.S. is open to direct negotiations on Iran's nuclear program.
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Powerful Quake Rocks Northern Japan; No Reported Damage

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the tremor's magnitude was 6.9 and was centered very deep in the earth.
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'Vive Francois Hollande!' France's President Visits Mali

Francois Hollande visits the northern city of Timbuktu six days after French and Malian troops liberate it; he says France is prepared to hand over command of the battle against Islamists in Mali to an African-led military force.
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Dodging Clashes, Cairo's Deliverymen Take Big Risks

In Cairo you can get just about anything delivered at almost any hour of the night. Have the flu? You can order vitamin C and meds from the pharmacy at 2 a.m. One deliveryman has been dodging tear gas and clashes to get Lebanese takeout to people's doors.

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