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Bahraini protesters hold up flowers toward riot police near the Pearl Roundabout in February. On March 18, the government demolished the monument, which had become a prominent gathering place for opposition protesters. Hasan Jamali/AP hide caption

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Women The Latest Target Of Bahrain's Crackdown

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Germany Moves To Shutter Nuclear Power Stations

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Mladic Extradited To The Hague To Stand Trial

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Islamist Parties Gain Traction In Tunisia, Egypt

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Corruption Accusations Swirl Around Soccer's FIFA

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Did The Uprising In Syria Catch Hezbollah Off Guard?

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Activists In Bahrain Lay Low After Crackdown

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Asma Jehangir, a human rights advocate and lawyer in Lahore, Pakistan, is an outspoken critic of the military. Jim Wildman/NPR hide caption

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Criticizing Pakistan's Military: Dangerous, As Is Life

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Members of the Salvadoran police squad "The Hawks" search suspected gang members in San Salvador. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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El Salvador Grapples With Upswing In Drug Traffic

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Al-Qaida is known to keep meticulous records. Experts say that's the influence of Osama bin Laden, shown in 1998, who was obsessed with documenting everything. Rahimullah Yousafzai/AP hide caption

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Al-Qaida's Paper Trail: A 'Treasure Trove' For U.S.

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Al-Qaida Killed Two CIA Officers 13 Years Ago

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A protestor holds a picture of Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic as she attends a demonstration in front of Serbian Parliament on May 29, 2011 in Belgrade. Andrej Isakovic/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters, Police Clash Over Mladic Arrest

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Gates: Defense Cuts Will Shrink U.S. Role Worldwide

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When Iraq War Ends, How Many Troops Will Stay?

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Filmmaker Chronicles The Reality Of U.S. Troops In Iraq

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