Repression Still In Place In Tunisia, Activists Warn

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Young, unemployed men play cards in a cafe of Sidi Bouzid, the rural Tunisian town where a street vendor, Mohammed Bouazizi, set himself on fire, triggering recent protests. Mathias Depardon/ hide caption

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Rural Tunisians Hope Revolt Brings Jobs, Opportunity

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Tunisia's Interim Government Faces Power Struggle

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Tunisia Simmers After Sudden Uprisings

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Critics Fear Democracy Is Eroding In Hungary

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Hungarian students in downtown Budapest take part in a demonstration Dec. 20, 2010, against new laws that will give the state authority far-reaching powers over private media. Ferenc Isza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hungarian Media Laws Embarrass European Allies

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Ursula Biondi holds her infant son (both dressed in prison clothes) in this undated photo. Biondi was among thousands of Swiss teenagers and young adults who were sent to prison or labor camps without trial. After decades of silence, they are now speaking out. Courtesy Ursula Biondi hide caption

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For Young Swiss Rebels, A Dark Chapter In History

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A young man fulfilling his alternative civilian service, instead of compulsory military service, attends a patient last year in a hospital in Stuttgart, Germany. The German government has announced plans to scrap compulsory military service and optional community service, a decision that has left German social service agencies scrambling to fill an anticipated labor shortfall. Thomas Kienzle/AP hide caption

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As Germany Ends Draft, Fears Of A Labor Shortage

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A cardboard cut-out that reads "countdown to exodus" alerts Czechs that some doctors may be leaving the country for better jobs. Eric Westervelt/NPR hide caption

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Czech Doctors Prepare To Abandon The Republic

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke with Romanian President Traian Basescu (center) and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Thursday ahead of a two-day EU summit in Brussels, Belgium. Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP hide caption

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Europe's Debt Crisis Tops Agenda at EU Meeting

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Germans Take Terror Alert In Stride Amid Holiday Prep

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Protesters: Afghan War Is A Drain On Europe

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Obama Returns Touting NATO Successes

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'The Pianist' Accused Of Working With Nazis

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An anti-nuclear activist protests against the transport of nuclear waste to a disposal site in Gorleben in northern Germany. Protesters target the annual shipment, but this year's activities have taken on a new urgency after a government decision to extend the life of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Anti-Nuclear Sentiment Swells In Germany

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