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Indian right-wing nationalist protesters burn an effigy of tennis player Sania Mirza in Mumbai on Wednesday, a day after the tennis star confirmed she will marry Pakistani cricket star Shoaib Malik. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Capt. Mike Miller, with Delta Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team of the 101st Airborne Division, rides in his Humvee during a training mission at Fort Polk, La. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Members of the U.S. organization Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, or SNAP, demonstrate against child sex abuse Friday in front of St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The announcement this week that six winning candidates in Iraq's March 7 parliamentary election have ties to the former regime of Saddam Hussein and must be disqualified jeopardizes the slim margin of victory for Iraq's former prime minister, Ayad Allawi (shown here in February). Sabah Arar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From 'Son Of Hamas' To Agent Of Shin Bet

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Former U.S. Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton walk with Haitian President Rene Preval (center), near the destroyed presidential palace on March 22. Thony Belizaire/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Haitian Bus Owners Spend So Much On Murals

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