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Turkey's Prime Minister Issues Warning To 'Lawbreakers'

Talking tough, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the situation at Taksim Square would be resolved in 24 hours.
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Once Home To A Dreaded Drug Lord, Medellin Remakes Itself

The Colombian city was the world's murder capital in the 1990s, but it managed to turn its fortunes around. Homicides were cut by 80 percent and made big gains on a number of fronts. But the city still faces many challenges in a region plagued by violence.
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Strike By French Air Traffic Controllers Ends

French air traffic controllers are back in their towers. They had been on strike for two days — forcing the cancellation of more than 2,000 flights. But the issues at stake remain unresolved and affect the entire continent. They center on plans to reorganize and streamline the control of European airspace.
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Iran's Election May Not Really Be About Picking A President

The candidates vying to become the next president of the Islamic Republic are holding rallies and making promises. But voters have limited choices Friday, and some candidates and voters speak of a redefined purpose for the election: as a social instrument, as a memory of better times.
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Egyptian Author Sentenced To Prison For Book 'Where Is God?'

Filed months after the fall of former president Hosni Mubarak's regime, the charges against Karam Saber reportedly brought the first blasphemy case after Egypt's revolution.

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