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For China's Rising Leader, A Cave Was Once Home

Xi Jinping is the son of a prominent political figure who fell out of favor in the 1960s. Just a teenager at the time, Xi was sent off to a remote rural area where he lived in a hillside cave for seven years.
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Elated Kenyans Revel In Obama Win

Kenyans celebrated nationwide as the U.S. election results rolled in Wednesday morning, Kenyan time. President Obama's father was Kenyan, and many in the East African nation consider the president one of their own.
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U.S.-Africa Relations And The Road Ahead

We explore the future of U.S.-Africa relations, and find out why many experts are urging a reset with Africa in President Barack Obama's second term.

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Syrian Opposition Movement Hampered By Fractures

On Thursday, there were talks in Qatar aimed at restructuring and reinforcing Syria's opposition movement.
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Foreign Policy Talk On Campaign Trail Mostly Hot Air

Robert Siegel talks with Gideon Rose, editor of Foreign Affairs, for a broad-ranging conversation about what President Obama's foreign policy priorities are likely to be going into his second term.

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