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Marchers Take To Streets Of Hong Kong To Protest Eroding Autonomy

Over 100,000 residents of Hong Kong marched to demand greater freedom in choosing their leaders. The protest comes on the 17th anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to Chinese rule.
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Iraqi Parliament, And Maliki's Fate, Float In Limbo

Iraq's new parliament met for the first time Tuesday to start the process of forming a new government, which might no longer include Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki as its leader.
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Addressing Killed Teens, Israeli Ambassador Decries 'Culture Of Terrorism'

Israel's ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, speaks to Robert Siegel about the Israeli government's response to the killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank.
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As Teens Are Buried In Ceremony, Israelis React To Unearthed Recordings

After finding three Israeli teens dead in the West Bank, the Israeli government has released a recording of an emergency phone call placed during their kidnapping. It has also begun a campaign of air strikes aimed at Hamas.
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In Long-Roiled Ukraine, War Mentality Turns Outward

The crisis in Ukraine is starting to take a psychological toll on citizens, including those who aren't near the fighting in the country's eastern provinces. Many Ukrainians say they now feel their country is at war with Russia and that they're prepared to make sacrifices for Ukraine's independence. Recent polling data shows that even in the east of the country, most people support keeping the country unified.
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European Court Upholds France's Burqa Ban

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that France's ban on face-covering veils was legitimate, and did not violate a Muslim woman's freedoms.
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Thousands Rally In Hong Kong To Call For Democratic Vote

Activists are threatening to blockade the city's financial district unless China allows a free and fair vote to elect Hong Kong's leader.
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Israel Kills Man In Raid As Troops Seek Teens' Abductors

The operation was part of the search for two Palestinians suspected in the deaths of three Israeli teens whose bodies were found Monday.
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France's Former President Sarkozy Taken Into Custody

Suspicions about Nicolas Sarkozy's fundraising activities also touch on late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi and the heiress to the L'Oreal fortune.
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Israeli Military Responds After 3 Missing Teens Found Dead

Funeral ceremonies are planned Tuesday for the three slain Israeli teenagers abducted earlier this month. Israel blames the Palestinian militant group Hamas for the murders.

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