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As Kyoto Protocol Ends, An Uncertain Climate Future

The 1997 treaty was supposed to be a first step toward more ambitious actions on climate change. But it's now on the brink of fading into irrelevance as unified, global actions on climate policy have been almost nonexistent.
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Stalin's Daughter Dies From Colon Cancer

Lana Peters, Stalin's daughter, died last week of colon cancer in a small town in west-central Wisconsin. She chose to live in Wisconsin at least partly because she had met her husband at Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural headquarters, which is located in the state. Wes Peters was an architect who worked with Wright. She says she hated her father because he destroyed her life twice: by refusing to allow her to marry a filmmaker in Russia and then preventing her from studying art and film.
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Pakistani Foreign Minister Discusses NATO Bombing

Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar speaks to Melissa Block about the NATO strikes that killed two dozen Pakistani soldiers over the weekend.
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Questions Remain After NATO Border Raid

An investigation has been launched into how NATO forces killed two dozen Pakistani troops along the Afghan-Pakistani border. There are many theories about what happened — but few solid facts.
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Relationship Sours After Airstrikes In Pakistan

A NATO airstrike killed at least 24 Pakistani soldiers. Afghan officials claim NATO and Afghan forces were responding to gunfire when NATO helicopters and fighter jets fired on Pakistani Army bases. Pakistani military officials say they are rethinking their relationship with the U.S.

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