Margaret Thatcher became Britain's first female prime minister in 1979 and served until 1990. In 1992, she was elevated to the House of Lords to become Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven. Thatcher died Monday at age 87 following a stroke, her spokesman said. Harry Dempster/Express/Getty Images hide caption

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Britain's Iron Lady, Former Prime Minister Thatcher, Dies

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Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman and former CEO, stands near a statue of the late North Korean leader Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang in January. He's headed now to Myanmar, another largely untapped market. David Guttenfelder/AP hide caption

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Google's Eric Schmidt Heads To Another Isolated Asian Nation

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After decades living and working abroad, Saeed Malik (left) returned to his native Pakistan and wanted to do something to help rectify what he saw as a poor education system. He founded the Bright Star Mobile Library, which now serves about 2,500 children. Jackie Northam/NPR hide caption

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At A Pakistani Mobile Library, Kids Can Check Out Books, And Hope

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Pakistani Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri (center), speaks to a crowd from a bulletproof box in Islamabad in January. The cleric recently returned to Pakistan after years in Canada, and his calls for an end to corruption have brought supporters to the streets in large numbers. Farooq Naeem/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Controversial Cleric Stirs Protests Upon Return To Pakistan

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The Hazara Heritage Park will be built on the edge of Abbottabad, Pakistan, set in the foothills of the Himalayas. Jackie Northam/NPR hide caption

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Amusement Park Planned In The Town Where Bin Laden Hid Out

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Momentum Grows For Pakistan-Taliban Peace Talks

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Pakistan Says U.S. Drone Strikes Violate Its Sovereignty

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Algeria Offers No Apologies For Its Tactics During Hostage Crisis

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Demonstrators, dressed as detainees, march on Jan. 11 against the U.S. military detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and call for President Obama to close the facility. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Obama's Promise To Close Guantanamo Prison Falls Short

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People gather Friday outside a hospital in eastern Algeria as they try to get information on those wounded during a military raid on a gas plant where Islamic extremists were holding hostages. Anis Belghoul/AP hide caption

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'Algerian Style': Cooperative, To A Point

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As U.S. Starts Afghanistan Drawdown, Long-Term Concerns Linger

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Obama: U.S. Forces Will Transition To Support Role In Afghanistan

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President Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai greet each other during a May 20 meeting at the NATO Summit in Chicago. Karzai is in Washington, D.C., this week to meet Obama and other senior U.S. officials. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Future Of U.S. Troops Looms Over Afghan Leader's Visit

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Secretary Clinton Hospitalized With Blood Clot

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U.S. Has Previously Called On Sen. Kerry In Diplomatic Crises

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