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What Research Should Be Secret?

Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: Finally tonight, just how much research about a deadly flu virus should be made available to the public? It's a question many are asking…

In Tahrir Square, 10,000 Women March After Reported Attacks on Female Protesters

Listen to the Audio JEFFREY BROWN: And now, women take to the streets of Cairo in large numbers, adding a potential new element to Egypt's political struggles. Margaret Warner has…

Karzai, NATO clash over deadly night raid

KABUL, Afghanistan _ Afghan President Hamid Karzai and NATO officials have clashed once again on the issue of nighttime raids by Western forces, this time over one that left a…

Iraq orders vice president’s arrest after TV ‘confessions’

BAGHDAD _ Iraq's Shiite Muslim-dominated government ordered the arrest Monday night of Vice President Tareq al-Hashimi, a Sunni, after televising the reputed confessions of three bodyguards that implicated him in…

Death toll rises as clashes continue in Egypt’s Tahrir Square

CAIRO _ A fourth day of clashes in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Monday brought the death toll to 13 as Egypt's interim leaders defended their handling of the protests and…

Syria accused of stalling tactics after Arab League deal

Syria agreed to allow the Arab League to send observers into the country Monday, temporarily averting a threat by regional powers to refer Damascus to the UN Security Council.

Opposition groups…

Analysis: Apocalypse now? Anything is possible

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Apocalypse now? Anything is possible as the world watches

ANALYSIS: By Aidan Foster-Carter

THE sudden death of Kim Jong-il changes North Korea, in Donald Rumsfeld's useful phrase, from a known unknown…

Arab League looks for U.N. support in ending Syria’s crackdown on dissent

BEIRUT _ The Arab League is considering seeking U.N. Security Council backing for a long-stalled regional initiative aimed at ending Syria's bloody crackdown on dissent, Qatar's foreign minister said Saturday. …

McCain is mad, says Putin in attack on US

McCain is mad, says Putin in attack on USBy Andrew Osborn in Moscow and Alex Spillius in LondonTHE Russian prime minister accused the United States of masterminding the murder of…

Egyptian activist posts nude photo of self on blog – sparks uproar

Egyptian activist posts nude photo of self on blog – sparks uproar

Egyptian activist Aliaa Magda Elmahdy sparked a global uproar after posting naked photos of herself on her blog earlier this week saying in an interview on Saturday that she posted…