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Some Taboos Vanish In Tunisia, Replaced By Others

An NPR team begins a series of reports from North Africa, where last year's revolutions have Tunisia, Libya and Egypt writing new rules for their changing societies. The Revolutionary Road Trip starts with a look at how Tunisians can now express themselves — and the new restrictions that have emerged.
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U.S. Works To Rebuild Ties In Asia-Pacific

With its step-by-step return to Asia, the U.S. is looking for ways to send a message to China without picking a fight. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is visiting the region, emphasizing that the U.S. is back but with a much lighter touch. In Vietnam, he's hoping to build stronger defense ties.
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Assad Denies Role in Houla Massacre

Syrian President Bashar Assad gave a televised speech to parliament Sunday in which he denied his government had any involvement in last week's massacre in the town of Houla. More than 100 people, including children, were killed in the town.
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Thousands Mark Queen Elizabeth II's Jubilee

Thousands of revelers flocked to London for the highlight of four days of celebrations to mark Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee, celebrating her 60th year on the throne. A flotilla of 1,000 boats hadn't been seen in London since 1662.
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Queen Sails Through Diamond Jubilee

Hundreds of thousands crowded the banks of the Thames Sunday to catch a glimpse of Queen Elizabeth II leading a flotilla of a thousand boats to mark her 60-year reign.

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