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Libyan Guards May Have Faltered At U.S. Consulate

After the U.S. Ambassador and three other Americans were killed in Benghazi, Libya, questions are being raised about the security at the consulate and whether there should have been a more robust force to protect Americans there.
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More Protests Follow Attack On U.S. Consulate

Melissa Block speaks with Hadeel Al-Shalchi, Reuters' Libya Correspondent, about the scene on the ground in Benghazi after the attack this week that killed four U.S. diplomats.
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Protests Against Anti-Islam Video Spread To Yemen

Audie Cornish speaks with Iona Craig, who is covering Yemen for The Times of London and USA Today. Craig describes the scene when protesters breached the security wall of the American Embassy in Yemen's capital. None of the protestors she spoke with actually saw the anti-Islam movie they cite as the instigating the protests.
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Cairo Protests Sparked By Anti-Islam Trailer Continue

In Egypt, protesters clashed with police near the U.S. Embassy for the third day in a row Thursday. The Cairo protests were fueled by anger over an anti-Islam film produced by an Egyptian Christian living in California. But is the anger being displayed outside the embassy widely felt by Egyptians?
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Monkey, New To Science, Found In Central Africa

A scientist discovered the first lesula specimen being kept as a pet in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2007.
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Welcome To The New Middle East?

The violent protests at U.S. embassies this week seemed to catch the new Middle East governments flat-footed. So are these attacks an aberration on the rocky road of nation building, or a harbinger of a region moving toward greater chaos?
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Gorillas And Guerrillas Share The Troubled Congo

Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo is home to 200 endangered mountain gorillas, about a quarter of the world's total. In recent months, a new insurgent group has taken over gorilla habitat. Despite it all, the gorilla population has been rising.

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