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Defendants face sentencing for a variety of charges linked to organized crime, including murder and extortion, during a trial in southwest China's Chongqing municipality on Oct. 21. The government's largest anti-organized crime prosecution in a half-century is currently under way. Already, six people have been sentenced to death. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China Cracks Down On Organized Crime

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Hala Mustafa, editor-in-chief of Egypt's Democracy magazine (shown here in 2007), faces sanctions from the Egyptian journalists' union for meeting the Israeli ambassador to Egypt, Shalom Cohen. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Israel's 'Cold' Peace With Egypt, Jordan Grows Chillier

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