U.S. To Step Up Its Involvement In Syria

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U.S. Sen. John Kerry (left), who was nominated Friday to be secretary of state, is shown shaking hands with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani during a trip to Pakistan last year. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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John Kerry Already A Familiar Face To World Leaders

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Sen. Kerry Gets Obama's Nod For Secretary Of State

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State Department Faulted For Inadequate Security In Benghazi Attack

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Rice Drops Out Of Race For Secretary Of State

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How The New President Might Rebuild Top Cabinets

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Violent Protests Sparked By Anti-Islam Film Ebb

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U.S. Condemns Killing Of Ambassador, Staff In Libya

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Turkey Feeling The Pressure Of Syrian Refugees

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Bahrain's Crackdown On Activists Extends To Twitter

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Deal Would Allow Activist To Leave China

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Fighting In Sudan Displaces 35,000 People

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a press conference at a conference on Syria in Tunis, Tunisia, on Friday. The participants were united in their calls for a ceasefire and for Syrian President Bashar Assad to allow humanitarian aid into his country. EPA /Landov hide caption

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Clinton Steps Up Calls For A Halt To Violence In Syria

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International Community Focuses On Helping Somalia

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Egyptian police raid a nongovernmental organization office in Cairo last December. Egyptian investigating judges on Sunday referred 43 NGO workers, including 19 Americans, to trial before a criminal court for allegedly being involved in banned activities and illegally receiving foreign funds, security officials said. Mohammed Asad/AP hide caption

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U.S. Aid At Risk As Egypt Targets Democracy Groups

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