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Greek Voters Deal Main Parties Series Blow

In Greece, where dire austerity measures are in place, angry voters punished the two main parties that have dominated politics for decades. No party won enough votes in Sunday's parliamentary elections to form a new government. Negotiations will be held to form a coalition government.
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Airstrike In Yemen Kills Top Al-Qaida Leader

Yemeni officials have announced that an airstrike in Yemen Sunday killed a top al-Qaida leader. The suspect was on the FBI's most wanted list for his role in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole warship.
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Sept. 11 Defendants Focus On Torture During Hearing

The alleged mastermind of the Sept.11 attacks and four other defendants appeared in a military courtroom at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, over the weekend. The hearing was supposed to be a straightforward arraignment, but nothing went according to plan.

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Hollande Ousts Sarkozy in French Vote

NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports on election day in France where voters chose their next president, Socialist Francois Holland. He defeated incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy in a runoff to become France's second socialist president since the end of World War II.
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Austerity Loses As Greece's Fringe Parties Win Big

According to exit polls, angry Greek voters have overwhelmingly punished the two major parties that endorsed draconian international loan agreements. There is no front-runner in sight, but the fringe parties on the left and the right that strongly oppose the bailout terms have benefited the most.

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