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Syrian Official Quits, Cites Regime's Brutality

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Matthew VanDyke walks toward his former cell as he takes journalists on a tour of the Abu Salim prison in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on Tuesday. Francisco Leong/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Americans Emerge After Months In Gadhafi's Prisons

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Retired Hockey Player Found Dead

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World Leaders Meet To Discuss Libya's Future

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Can Turkey Impact Possible Transition In Syria?

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Afghanistan Future Uncertain As US Drawdown Looms

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Rebels Tasked With Ensuring Libyans Security

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Europe Pressured To Do More To Help Libya

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A man walks past a burning van in Karachi, Pakistan, on Aug. 4. Hundreds of extra paramilitary troops have been deployed in Pakistan's economic capital, which is struggling to end violence that has killed more than 300 people in recent weeks. Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pakistan's Biggest City Torn By Ethnic Violence

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Libyans wave national flags in Tripoli's Green Square, renamed Martyr's Square, during morning prayers Wednesday on Eid al-Fitr, the holiday marking the end of Ramadan. Libyans are also celebrating the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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In Tripoli, Celebrating More Than Ramadan's End

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Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn (left) presents Gen. David Petraeus with an American flag at his retirement ceremony after 37 years in the Army, in Arlington, Va., on Wednesday. Petraeus will now lead the CIA. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After Leading Two Wars, Petraeus Retires From Army

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Syrian Opposition Names Transition Council

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Libyan Rebels Ask Police To Return To Tripoli

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Exxon Enters Lucrative Arctic Deal With Russia

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