Mitt Romney speaks in Jerusalem on Sunday, backing "any and all measures" to keep Iran from developing nuclear weapons. Uriel Sinai/Getty Images hide caption

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Romney Tries To Shape Distinct Iran Policy

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Cuban performers ranging from dancers to opera singers were packing in audiences at Havana's El Cabildo restaurant and cabaret. In a case seen as a test of Raul Castro's commitment to economic changes, government inspectors recently closed the restaurant. Desmond Boylan/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Opera Unfolds When A Cuban Cabaret Is Shut Down

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A Bhutanese farmer puts her harvest of chilies on the roof of a shed to dry and protect it from wild boars, deer, and monkeys in 2006. James L. Stanfield/National Geographic/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. investigators allege that Afghan Gen. Ahmad Zia Yaftali stole tens of millions of dollars' worth of medicine from the Mohammad Daud Khan military hospital in Kabul. He has been removed from that post, but has not been prosecuted. He's shown here at the hospital on Dec. 18, 2010. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

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U.S. Wages Sisyphean War Against Afghan Corruption

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India's Infrastructure To Blame For Mass Blackouts

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Second Day Of Mass Power Outages Rocks India

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Political Stumbles Mark Romney's Trip Abroad

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What Happens If And When Assad Falls In Syria

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Raffaele Lombardo, the governor of Sicily, speaks to reporters after his meeting with Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti in Rome last week. Lombardo has been accused of having ties to the Mafia in Sicily. Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Italy Worries Sicily's Woes Could Have Ripple Effect

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How U.S.-Iran Tensions Are Tied To Afghanistan

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Controversy Followed Romney On Overseas Trip

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Punk Band's Case Tests Putin's Tolerance For Dissent

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