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Friends and relatives take part in the funeral ceremony of Sergei Magnitsky at a cemetery in Moscow in 2009. The tax lawyer was arrested after he began investigating fraud at Hermitage Capital, which had been seized by the Russian tax police. He later died in prison. Mikhail Voskresensky /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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In This Russian Trial, The Defendant Is A Dead Man

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A Marine Corps team carries the remains of Marine Sgt. J.P. Huling, 25, of West Chester, Ohio, at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on May 9. Huling was killed three days earlier by an Afghan soldier in southern Afghanistan, one of a growing number of such shootings. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Afghanistan

An Afghan Shoots, A Marine Dies, Mistrust Grows

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Nyachieng Nguot Teng, 25, lost her left leg and her 7-month-old son suffered a fractured leg when a Sudanese bomb fell on her hut in Lalat, South Sudan, on May 5. The United Nations is trying to prevent the recent fighting between the two Sudans from escalating into full-scale war. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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Africa

Civilians Flee, Soldiers Dig In On Sudanese Frontier

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U.N. monitors in Syria leave their Damascus hotel on Wednesday on a mission. A day earlier, their U.N. colleagues were at the scene of a major clash in northern Syria that left more than 30 Syrians dead. Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Middle East

U.N. Presence Fails To Prevent Syrian Bloodshed

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Francois Hollande stands up in his car Tuesday as he rides up the Champs-Elysees after taking the oath of office as the new president of France. Shortly afterward, he flew to Germany to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and discuss the continent's economic woes. Regis Duvignau/AP hide caption

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Europe

For New French President, Germany Is First Stop

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Gambling machines are extremely popular in Australia, and there are concerns about the level of gambling addiction. Opinion polls show that many Australians would like to see greater regulation of gambling. Paul Miller/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Asia

Australia's Poker Machines: Are They Too Popular?

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Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest to mark the anniversary of the "Indignados" movement in Madrid, Spain on Sunday. Tens of thousands of Spaniards took to the streets to protest the handling of the country's worst crisis in decades. Alberto Di Lolli/AP hide caption

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Voters, Economists Agree: Austerity Not The Answer

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Zimbabwe's government has exercised control over most of the media. Here, workers sort out copies of The Daily News, one of the few independent newspapers. It was allowed to reopen in March 2011 after being shut down for years because it was critical of the government. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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