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Syrian Government Limits Humanitarian Aid To Qusair

The last remaining areas of the embattled Syrian town of Qusair fell to government forces and fighters from the Lebanese Shiite militia Hezbollah over the weekend. The main concern now is what's happening to the civilians.
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Britain Apologizes For Colonial-Era Torture Of Kenyan Rebels

The historic apology — and the unprecedented settlement — has been years in the making. A Harvard graduate student helped bring about the settlement for the surviving Mau Mau victims of torture and abuse at the hands of the British.
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Murder Case Appears To Buck Trend Of Pakistani Corruption

Pakistanis generally take a bleak view of their system of law and order, which tends to be dysfunctional and corrupt. But the recent conviction of two men for murder has caught the attention of many critics with hope for reform.
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Delegations From Rival Koreas Meet At Panmunjom

The talks are the first in two years on the divided peninsula, where tensions in recent months have threatened to spark armed conflict.
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Chinese Cyber-Hacking Discussed At Obama-Xi Summit

During their two days of talks in California, the leaders reportedly enjoyed "unique, positive and constructive" discussions and forged broad agreement on North Korea.

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