North Korea's military fires missiles during a drill in this undated photo released Oct. 6, 2010, by the Korean Central News Agency. North Korea has agreed to stop nuclear activities and allow inspections, while the U.S. says it will provide food aid to the country. Korean Central News Agency/AP hide caption

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N. Korea To Halt Nuclear Tests; U.S. To Provide Aid

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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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A police officer speaks to Ukraine's former prime minster, Yulia Tymoshenko, after she was convicted of abuse of power charges in a court in Kiev on Oct. 11, 2011. She is now serving a seven-year term, but her supporters say the charges against her were politically motivated. Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Ukraine, A Daughter Takes Up Her Mother's Cause

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Leaders Try To Break U.N. Deadlock Over Syria

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U.S. Reconsiders Egypt Aid After NGOs Raided

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In Cairo, Women Protest Recent Crackdowns

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North Korean residents line up to receive food rations at a Red Cross distribution center in Tongsin, North Korea, in 1997. Discussions over U.S. food aid to the reclusive country were to take place Monday. "You could, in a very real sense, see the needs for food assistance," said an official with Mercy Corps, after a September 2011 visit to the country. Lasse Norgaard/AP hide caption

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U.S. Treads Cautiously With North Korean Transition

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Iraqi President Jalal Talabani speaks at the opening of the huge U.S. Embassy in Baghdad on Jan. 5, 2009. It is the largest U.S. Embassy in the world. Handout/Getty Images hide caption

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Huge Embassy Keeps U.S. Presence In Iraq

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Clinton Tests Myanmar's Resolve Personally

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Secretary Clinton Makes Historic Trip To Myanmar

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U.S., Europe Shield Syrian Dissidents Abroad

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Famine-Stricken Somalia Suffers From Aid Drought

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Vitaly Churkin, Russia's permanent representative to the UN, vetoed a Security Council resolution Wednesday condemning Syria for its brutal crackdown on pro-reform protesters. The vote set off a public rebuke from Washington.

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U.S. 'Reset' With Russia On Edge After Syria Vote

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