Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, shown on Capitol Hill on Thursday, is heading to Egypt and Tunisia as the U.S. tries to stay on top of what's happening in the Arab world.
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An Iraqi cuts a pomegranate on his fruit stall at the Al-Shorja market, central Baghdad, in 2007. In her book Day of Honey, author Annia Ciazadlo says she visited the local Bagdhad markets when first arriving as a reporter in order "to to comprehend the place I've landed in, to touch and feel and take in the raw materials of my new surroundings."
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Ani Choying Drolma sits with her students. In 2000, Drolma founded The Arya Tara school — the first school in Nepal to offer both Western and traditional Tibetan studies to nuns.
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