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  1. Baghdad in State of Emergency After Supporters of al Sadr Storm Green Zone - NBCNews.com


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    Baghdad in State of Emergency After Supporters of al Sadr Storm Green Zone
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    Iraqi officials declared a state of emergency for all of Baghdad on Saturday after protesters loyal to popular Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr breached the heavily fortified Green Zone, home to government buildings and foreign embassies, including the ...
    Iraq Protesters Storm Parliament, Demanding End to CorruptionNew York Times
    State of emergency declared in Baghdad as protesters take Iraqi parliamentWashington Post
    Sadr followers dig in inside Baghdad's Green Zone, political crisis deepensReuters
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  2. On the Ground in Syria: Bloodshed, Misery and Hope - New York Times


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    On the Ground in Syria: Bloodshed, Misery and Hope
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    A civilian evacuated a baby on Friday from a site that had been hit by airstrikes in a rebel-controlled area of Aleppo, Syria. Inhabitants of the city carry on with work and school despite fighting that has killed more than 200 civilians in the past week.
    Airstrikes in Aleppo Kill at Least 5 PeopleVoice of America
    Fighting rages in Aleppo amid calm in other parts of SyriaWashington Post
    Bombing intensifies in residential portion of Aleppo, SyriaUPI.com
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  3. $150M in Tusks Burned in Kenya, Which Seeks Sales Ban - Newsweek


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    $150M in Tusks Burned in Kenya, Which Seeks Sales Ban
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    04_30_kenya_01 A member of the fire brigade shouts as she and other members control the burning of an estimated 105 tons of elephant tusks confiscated from smugglers and poachers at the Nairobi National Park near Nairobi, Kenya on Saturday. Thomas ...
    Kenya's President Sets Fire To 105 Tons Of Elephant Ivory To Protest PoachingCBS Local
    Kenya Sets Ablaze 105 Tons of IvoryNational Geographic
    Historic ivory burn covers the sky in smoke and ash at Nairobi National ParkCNN
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  4. China UN ambassador: North Korean proposal to halt nuclear program merits study - Military Times


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    China UN ambassador: North Korean proposal to halt nuclear program merits study
    Military Times
    UNITED NATIONS — China's U.N. ambassador says a North Korea proposal under which Pyongyang would halt its nuclear program if the U.S. and South Korea suspend joint military exercises merits consideration. Loading… Post to Facebook. China UN ...
    UN says North Korea accusations against US troops 'unsubstantiated'AirForceTimes.com
    American citizen sentenced to hard labor in North KoreaWQAD.com
    North Korea sends another US citizen to prisonWashington Post
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  5. Iran's moderates make modest gains in run-off election - Reuters


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    Iran's moderates make modest gains in run-off election
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    DUBAI Politicians allied to President Hassan Rouhani came out strongest in a second round of parliamentary elections in Iran, early results showed on Saturday, but his moderate faction appeared unlikely to clinch an overall majority. If confirmed, the ...
    Pro-Rouhani Allies Win Most Seats in Iran's Runoff ElectionBloomberg
    Iran elections: Hardliners lose parliament to Rouhani alliesBBC News
    Iran's moderates make gains in runoff but fail to clinch a parliamentary majorityLos Angeles Times
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