Cyclists honor Moscow's history while escaping the traffic during the annual Velonoch, or "Bike Night." Mikhail Metzel/AP hide caption

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Cyclists Take Nighttime Ride Through Moscow's History
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Italian High Court Confirms Berlusconi's Conviction
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Morsi Supporters Stage Sit-Ins In Cairo As Tensions Rise
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After Drug Policies Fail, Uruguay Tries Grand Pot Experiment
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NSA Leaker Snowden Granted One-Year Asylum In Russia
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plans for reviving Japan's ailing economy are yielding mixed results so far. Koji Sasahara/AP hide caption

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'Abenomics' Serving Up The Same Old Medicine In Japan?
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Young backers of a bill to legalize the production and trade of marijuana in Uruguay wait outside the Parliament building as lawmakers debate the bill Wednesday. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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