Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kyung-Wha Kang of Korea speaks during a special session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva Friday. The council agreed to launch an urgent investigation into Syria's bloody crackdown on protests. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.N.-Led Syria Probe A Win For U.S. Diplomacy

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A Libyan girl brings bread into her tent at the U.A.E. Red Crescent refugee camp at the Tunisian village of Dhuheiba on April 22. Pier Paolo Cito/AP hide caption

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In Egypt, Libyan Refugees Find Tough Conditions

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NATO Airstrike Kills Libyan Rebels In Misrata

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Refugees Stream Into Tunisia To Flee Libya Fighting

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Mozambique Coal Mine Brings Jobs, Concerns

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The U.S. Role In Setting Up South Sudan

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Like his father Fela, Femi Kuti puts African politics front and center in his music. Julien Mignot/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nigerian Star Femi Kuti Talks Politics And Music

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President Obama delivers his address on Libya at the National Defense University in Washington on March 28, 2011. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Obama's Foreign Policy: The First Two Years

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In Deserted Libyan City, A Family Holds On To Home

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U.S. Professor Reflects On Return Home To Libya

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Sierra Leone Marks 50 Years Of Independence

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People try to identify relatives after a massacre at Rais in the Sidi Moussa region of Algeria on Aug. 29, 1997. AP hide caption

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Algeria's 'Black Decade' Still Weighs Heavily

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Rebels Claim To Hold Misrata After Two Month-Siege

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Libyans loyal to leader Moammar Gadhafi inspected a building inside his Bab al-Azizya compound in Tripoli that was damaged by a NATO airstrike Monday. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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