Trade, Security On Agenda For Obama, Japan's Noda

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U.S. Considers Ways To Keep Drones In Pakistan

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World Bank Names Obama's Pick As Its New President

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South Koreans watch a TV showing a graphic of North Korea's rocket launch at a train station in Seoul on Friday. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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World Smolders As Smoke Clears Over N. Korea

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Competition Heats Up To Head World Bank

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Khairat el-Shater, a leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, leaves the election committee headquarters in Cairo on Thursday after registering for the presidential election next month. A delegation from the Brotherhood is currently visiting Washington to talk about the group's plans for Egypt's future. Mohammed Hossam/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Muslim Brotherhood Attempts To Charm U.S. Skeptics

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U.S. Posts Reward For Leader Of Militant Group

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Oil tankers sit at a NATO supply terminal in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on Feb. 9. In November, Pakistan's government shut down the main routes for bringing supplies to U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan. Masroor/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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U.S., Pakistan At Impasse Over Afghan Supply Routes

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Pakistan's Supreme Court Takes On Controversy

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Anti-American Rhetoric Grows Inside Pakistan

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With the Russian presidential election set for next month, the heavily favored candidate, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, visited the election center last week as it prepared for the polls. Yana Lapikova/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Mood Shifts For Russia's Putin In His Hometown

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Communist Party activists in Moscow campaign on Dec. 2 for the party's candidates in parliamentary elections. The Russian Communist Party is hoping to capitalize on a wave of dissatisfaction with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his ruling United Russia party. Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian Communists Court Discontented Youth

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What's Behind Russia's Attachment To Syria?

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Tens of thousands of people filled an avenue in Moscow on Christmas Eve to protest the alleged rigging of the Dec. 4 parliamentary polls in a challenge to Russian strongman Vladimir Putin's authority. Yuri Kadobnov /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Unrest Shakes Up Politics In Russia

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Russia's Debt Rating Downgraded Over Protests

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