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Libya and Japan grab Germany’s attention

Elections in an East German state were largely overshadowed by the news from Japan and, far more, from Libya.

World Notes: Somalia, South Korea and more

Somalia: Fighting, danger to civilians mount; South Korea: Villagers protest U.S. naval base; Cuba: Building oil partnership with Russian firms; Colombia: New human rights failures; Israel: Prospect of short track to Palestinian sovereignty riles government

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Afghanistan: Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

It's' time to take these proposals seriously, for the sake of all concerned, in Afghanistan and here at home.

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Cancun: Are we running out of time on climate change?

Even on some of the decisions agreed to in Cancun, many crucial details were postponed at least until next year's round of negotiations, but Ban Ki-moon says it's better than nothing.

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Global warming: more or less?

The right denies the problem of global warming; the New York Times complains that Congress isn't doing enough to meet the threat. So is global warming getting worse or not?

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Millions still face hardships after Pakistan floods

Pakistanis continue to face humanitarian hardships and large portions of the country's southern province of Sindh remain under water three months after severe flooding.

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Kashmir peace is long climb, shadows Obama trip to India

Kashmir is the last major question to be resolved stemming from India's British colonial past, the freedom struggle and the 1947 partition of India and Pakistan.

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A view from Iraq

How the Iraqis see it: an interview with Salam Ali of the Iraqi Communist Party on the continuing political impasse in Iraq and the withdrawal of U.S. combat forces.

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Melting glaciers aggravate Pakistan’s floods

Reports out of Pakistan now indicate that about 1,500 people have lost their lives and tens of thousands have been left homeless.

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Clinton issues vague pledge on Vietnam's Agent Orange legacy

Visiting U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has lectured her Vietnamese hosts on human rights and issued vaguely worded pledges to help the developing country to tackle the horrific legacy of Agent Orange.

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