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For Northern Ireland, Wounds From 'The Troubles' Are Still Raw

Sixteen years after the much-heralded Good Friday Agreement between Protestant and Catholic forces in Northern Ireland, walls separating neighborhoods are a sign of how profoundly divided it remains.
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Attack On Mosque In Nigeria Kills Dozens

Authorities believe the attack in the northern city of Kano was the work of Boko Haram militants, although the group did not immediately claim responsibility.
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America's Black Friday Craziness Has Crossed The Pond

The wild discount shopping that once was only a U.S. phenomenon has caught on in the U.K. and elsewhere, thanks largely to online retail giant Amazon.
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Video Of Woman Dancing On Tehran's Subway Goes Viral

The video was posted to a Facebook page called My Stealthy Freedom showing Iranian women defying the country's strict laws on female dress.
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Experts Predict Low Oil Prices Through Next Year

Following a decision by OPEC ministers not to cut production, crude prices had fallen to a four-year low before rebounding slightly.
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Test Your Medical Smarts: Does This Patient Have Ebola?

Patient X arrives. She ran a fever. Now it's gone. But she has diarrhea. Should you test for the virus or not? That's the kind of case history presented to health workers heading to West Africa.
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In Pakistan, Political Oratory Is Flourishing

Great political speech-making is dying out, thanks to the sound bite and the Tweet. But oratory's essential for anyone vying for votes in Pakistan.
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Jordanians Weigh Risks And Rewards Of Being A Close U.S. Ally

Jordan has joined the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State. A training base in Jordan, paid for in part by the U.S., symbolizes the two countries close and sometime controversial alliance.
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Viral Videos Show Kenyan Women Assaulted For Wearing Miniskirts

A woman in Kenya has been publicly stripped and molested nearly every day for two weeks for so-called "indecent dress." Cellphone video of the assaults have ignited condemnation, and copycat attacks.
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Eastern Ukraine Fighting Delays Identifying Airline Crash Victims

It's been four months since a civilian airliner was shot down, killing all 298 people on board. While many bodies have been identified, human remains are still being recovered from the crash site.

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