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Annan's Peace Plan Turns Focus To Syria's Supporters

Robert Siegel speaks with David Ignatius, columnist for the Washington Post. He says he believes Kofi Annan's plan to involve Russia and Iran in stopping the violence in Syria might work.
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Egyptian-American Returns To Cairo For NGO Trial

Robert Siegel talks with Sherif Mansour, a former senior officer at Washington, D.C.-based group Freedom House. The Egyptian government has accused Mansour and other employees of pro-democracy groups of operating illegally in the country. Mansour, an Egyptian-American, chose to return to Cairo to stand trial.
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Greek Politician Physically Attacks Opponents On TV

On live TV in Greece on Thursday, the spokesman for the extreme far-right Golden Dawn party became enraged at two female left-wing politicians and attacked them. He threw a water bottle at one woman and slapped the other woman hard across the face three times. The ugly turn comes one week ahead of crucial elections.
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Mexico's Once Dominant Party Poised For A Comeback

The front-runner in Mexico's presidential race says his party, the PRI, has changed since it was ousted from power in 2000. Many Mexicans yearn for the peace and order the country experienced under PRI rule. But others worry about the rampant corruption that brought about the party's downfall.

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