Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir speaks of the capital Khartoum on July 12. Sudan says it should be taken off the U.S. terrorism list, but Washington says it is concerned about new fighting in the south of the country.
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks as Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta (right) looks on during a conversation hosted by the National Defense University and CNN at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.
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A Somali father sits with his daughter at the head of the line at a refugee camp registration center in Dabaab in northeastern Kenya, Aug. 2, 2011. International aid agencies are struggling to bring in more supplies to drought-stricken Somalia and neighboring Kenya.
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President Ali Abdullah Saleh attends an interview with selected media in Sanaa on May 25. Saleh said he would not step down or allow the country to become a "failed state."
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) gala banquet in Washington, D.C., on Monday. He has promised to present his vision for Israeli-Palestinian peace in a speech before a joint meeting of Congress on Tuesday.
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