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Europe Welcomes Aung San Suu Kyi

Pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi will make a long-awaited acceptance speech in Oslo, Norway, on Saturday for the Nobel Peace Prize she was awarded in 1991. She's traveling outside Southeast Asia for the first time in 24 years.
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Anger Mounts Over Egypt's 'Smooth Military Coup'

The youth groups that were so crucial to the overthrow of Mubarak feel "they may have lost the revolution," NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson reports from Cairo.
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China's Economy Cools, Perhaps More Than Planned

The country's economy has not only been slowing down recently — it's been slowing faster than expected. That's due largely to overly effective efforts by Beijing to rein in earlier blistering, and unsustainable, growth. Many say the downshift will continue unless the economy undergoes serious reform.
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Growing Economic Fractures Threaten Eurozone

Europe's debt crisis seems to grow more dire every day as borrowing coasts for Spain and Italy soar. Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel holds the purse strings, and says that although saving the single European currency will be a Herculean task, it must be done.
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David Cameron Grilled Over Murdoch Ties

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron spent the Thursday being grilled over the nature of his relationship with media magnate Rupert Murdoch. He dismissed as "nonsense" the suggestion that they had made tacit deals to look after one another's interests.
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Egyptian Lawmaker: People Won't Stand For A Coup

Audie Cornish talks to Egyptian parliamentarian Abdul Mawgoud Rageh Dardery. He is a member of Egypt's "Freedom & Justice Party," which is the Muslim Brotherhood's political arm. They talk about the decision by Egypt's highest court to dissolve parliament.

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