In Cairo, First Steps Taken On Gnarled Path To Gaza Cease-Fire

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In Trafficking Report, A Stark Warning About Thai Fishing Industry

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White House Plans To Mark Off World's Largest Ocean Sanctuary

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As Iraq Comes Apart At The Seams, Washington Weighs What To Do

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Syrian Crisis Splits Activists And Religious Groups Over Aid

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Rwandan President Paul Kagame takes part in a conference on the role of women at the nation's Parliament in the capital, Kigali, in 2010. Women in Rwanda account for 64 percent of the lower house of Parliament — a higher percentage than in any other country. Jason Straziuso/AP hide caption

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The Nation That Elects The Most Women Is ...

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Protesters march in front of the Nigerian Embassy in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday in support of the girls kidnapped by members of the Islamist group Boko Haram. Gary Cameron/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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U.S. Offers Aid In Search For Nigerian Girls, But Is It Too Late?

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In Rubble Of Middle East Peace Talks, Kerry Seeks Way Forward

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Out Of North Korea, A Sexist Rant Against South's President

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Groups Disagree Over How To Aid Syrians Caught In Civil War

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Iranian students climb over the wall of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran during the Iranian Revolution, Nov. 4, 1979. The students went on to seize the embassy staff, and hold 52 of them as hostages for 444 days. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Taunt Or Miscalculation? Iran's Provocative Pick For U.N. Envoy

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Russia Cautions Against A Return Of Cold War Rhetoric

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Kerry Weighs Wildcard In Mideast Talks: Freedom For Israeli Spy

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Is The U.S. Leaving A Leadership Void In The Middle East?

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