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A woman walks past Egyptian military near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, on Sunday. Protesters have clashed with security forces in the days leading up to Monday's parliamentary elections, and women are being targeted. Manu Brabo/AP hide caption

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Sexual Violence Marks Latest Egyptian Protests

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Pakistani protesters shout slogans during a protest in Multan on Oct. 14 against U.S. drone attacks in Pakistani tribal areas. Officials said U.S. drone strikes on Oct. 13 killed 10 militants, including a senior commander in the Haqqani network. Drone attacks are one way the U.S. hopes to squeeze the Haqqani militants. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Strategy On Afghanistan Hinges On Pakistan

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Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi acknowledges applause before leaving parliament's lower chamber in Rome on Saturday. Berlusconi resigned after the lower chamber passed an austerity package. Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Berlusconi Created A Country In His Image

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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition forum on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa. Six GOP presidential candidates attended the banquet, seeking an edge in the Jan. 3 Iowa caucus.

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No 'Perfect Candidate' Yet For Iowa Conservatives

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Republican presidential hopeful former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney leaves after addressing the Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit in Washington.

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Values Voters Tepid, But Romney Presses On

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Acting West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, shown at the National Governors Association meeting in February, is running in a special election for the seat Tuesday. The conservative Democrat has been endorsed by several groups, from the NRA to the mineworkers' union. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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In W. Va., Obama Policies Are On Ballot

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Supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad carry a giant flag with his image on it during a pro-regime protest in Damascus, Syria, in August. Pro-government forces are now taking their message to a new arena: cyberspace. Muzaffar Salman/AP hide caption

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Pro-Assad 'Army' Wages Cyberwar In Syria

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