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11 Nations Expel Syrian Diplomats After Massacre

Syrian diplomats have been expelled from several nations on Tuesday including Canada, Europe and Australia. It's a coordinated reaction to the massacre in the Syrian district of Houla last Friday.
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Slain Syrian Filmmaker Traded Study For 'Revolution'

Bassel Shehadeh was a young Syrian who gave up his studies at Syracuse University to return home to chronicle the fighting in his homeland. He was a budding filmmaker who lost his life when Syrian forces bombarded Homs.
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India's Parliament Blamed For Slow Economic Growth

India's gridlocked political system is being blamed for a slow down in the country's previously rapid economic growth. The reform process that started the boom has come to a grinding halt in parliament — and many business leaders say the political uncertainty is discouraging further investment.
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A 'Macabre' Process: Nominating Terrorists To Nation's 'Kill List'

The administration has created a "strange, secret trial in a way," by which it determines which suspected terrorists get marked for death, The New York Times' Scott Shane reports.
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China, Philippines Face Off Over Remote Islands

It began as a dispute over a fishing boat. But the confrontation in the South China Sea points to growing Chinese assertiveness in the region, and some see it as a test of U.S. resolve, as well.

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