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Syrian government accepts Annan peace plan

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EU countries must investigate complicity in CIA renditions

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Egypt: Children on Trial

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IMF: Withhold Funds to Angola

US: Implement Farm Safety Rules for Children

Two independent journalists killed in Syria


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Man Sentenced to Death for Blasphemy in Pakistan

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