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A truck drives down a highway on Salang Pass in Afghanistan's Parwan province in December. The Salang Tunnel, which crosses under the pass, provides a vital link between Central Asia and northern Afghanistan to Kabul. Qais Usyan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Afghanistan

Afghan Tunnel: Decrepit, Dangerous Yet Indispensible

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Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi waves to Myanmar refugees during her visit to the Mae La refugee camp near the Thai-Myanmar border on Saturday. Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Like Our Own Mother': Aung San Suu Kyi In Thailand

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Job seekers fill out applications at a job fair in the Queens borough of New York City earlier this month. Economists say jobs in the middle — in sales, administration and assembly, for example — are being squeezed. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Help Wanted. But Not For Mid-Level Jobs

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Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren holds up a poster of herself as Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., looks on during the annual St. Patrick's Day Breakfast in Boston on March 18. A civility pledge between the candidates has kept attack ads largely on the sidelines in their race. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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Election 2012

Warren-Brown Pledge Keeps Attack Ads At Bay

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A mural in Cairo depicts the split faces of Egyptian military ruler Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, left, and ousted president Hosni Mubarak accompanied by Arabic that reads, "who assigned you did not die, No for gas export to Israel, the revolution continues." Nasser Nasser/AP hide caption

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Middle East

For Israel And Egypt, A Relationship Under Strain

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Bedouins watch flames rise in July 2011 after masked gunmen blew up a terminal of the Egyptian natural gas pipeline to Israel and Jordan. It was one of many attacks on the pipeline since the popular uprising that ousted longtime Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak last year. AP hide caption

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The Two-Way

Canceling Out The 'Background Noise' On Egypt-Israel Relations

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Argentine President Cristina Fernandez holds up a petroleum sample as she announces plans for her government to nationalize a giant oil company that is largely owned by a private Spanish company. Behind her is an image of the country's former first lady, Eva Peron. Daniel Garcia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Latin America

In Argentina's Oil, A Glimpse Of Latin America's Left

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