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Young Man Who Helped Capture Gadhafi Dies After Reportedly Being Tortured

Omran Ben Shaaban was kidnapped, beaten, and shot, his family says, by supporters of the former Libyan leader.
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Badger Battle: British Animal Lovers Protest Cull

This month, the British government issued licenses allowing trained marksmen in southwest England to shoot badgers. Farmers — and many scientists — say the animals pose a health threat to cattle. But the decision has outraged British animal lovers.
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Weighing Candidates' Foreign Policies

Given the unrest in the Middle East and meetings at the U.N., there's been a lot of campaign talk about foreign policy. Guest host Celeste Headlee takes a look at how each candidate is addressing issues in the Middle East and Africa. She speaks with the Hisham Melhem of Al Arabiya and Mvemba Phezo Dizolele of the Hoover Institution at Stanford.
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Greeks Take To Streets In Anti-Austerity Protests

People are not getting much work done in parts of Europe. Tuesday night there were violent protests in Spain. And in Greece Wednesday, a nationwide strike to protest government austerity measures closed businesses and schools.
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At U.N., Ahmadinejad Lays Out Vision Of New World Order

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad used his eighth appearance before the U.N. General Assembly to elaborate on his vision of a new world order and criticize what he calls the world's "hegemonic" and "expansionist" powers.
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Tear Gas, Rocks Fly At Anti-Austerity Protest In Athens

The nation's new conservative-led coalition is facing its first large-scale protests since taking office. Workers are outraged about spending cuts to social programs. But Greece won't get more bailout funds without the cuts.

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