World News Brief, Tuesday February 8

Egyptian protesters maintain Mubarak must go as "opaque" negotiations begin (+ analysis of regional unrest); AOL buys Huffington Post in online mega-merger; Thai and Cambodian soldiers exchange fire over temple; Julian Assange faces extradition; and more

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World News Brief, Wednesday September 22

Arab states arming themselves with $123 billion in US weapons; deal with Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait and UAE major boost to US defense industry; North Korean convention next week linked to Kim Jong-Il's succession plan; US concerned at estrangement between China and Japan; Turkey questions Iran sanctions; US recession longest since Great Depression; and more

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World News Brief, Friday December 19

Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Norway and others follow US Fed in cutting rates; Chrysler to shuts down US factories for one month; Russia suffers as oil prices fall; 33 Latin countries propose historic economic union; and more

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