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Chatter: Trouble returns to Taksim Square

Riot police force out the anti-government protesters occupying central Istanbul, Syria's capital is suicide-bombed, Iran loses a potential president, and why a cat could make mayor in Mexico.
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Riot police force out the anti-government protesters occupying central Istanbul, Syria's capital is suicide-bombed, Iran loses a potential president, and why a cat could make mayor in Mexico.
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Chatter: Meet Edward Snowden, the world's latest whistleblower

A former CIA man is the new whistleblower on the block, South Africa faces up to Nelson Mandela's failing health, and it turns out baby moose can't swim.
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A former CIA man is the new whistleblower on the block, South Africa faces up to Nelson Mandela's failing health, and it turns out baby moose don't make great swimmers.
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Chatter: Where else is the US government snooping?

There are new revelations of covert surveillance by the US government, Turkey's prime minister tells protesters to go home, China's president meets America's, and Northern Ireland plasters over years of troubles.
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There are new revelations of covert surveillance by the US government, Turkey's prime minister tells protesters to go home, China's president meets America's, and Northern Ireland plasters over years of troubles.
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Chatter: Syrian rebels claim Israeli border crossing

Rebels take a key border crossing between Israel and Syria, Turkey's prime minister is due back home, North Korea makes nice with South Korea, and in Spain, dog poop sticks around even more than usual.
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Rebels take a key border crossing between Israel and Syria, Turkey's prime minister is due back home, North Korea makes nice with South Korea, and in Spain, dog poop sticks around even more than usual.
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Chatter: Syrian army takes Qusayr

A strategic Syrian border town falls out of rebel hands, Pakistan's new prime minister takes a stand against US drones, Turkey's protesters complain of police violence, and a new movie is set to take down North Korea's Kim Jong Un.
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A strategic Syrian border town falls out of rebel hands, Pakistan's new prime minister takes a stand against US drones, Turkey's protesters complain of police violence, and a new movie is set to take down North Korea's Kim Jong Un.
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Chatter: Turkey counts five days of protests, two deaths

A second protester dies as Turkey enters its fifth straight day of protests, Egypt puts foreign NGO workers on trial, Pistorius gets a postponement, and the German dictionary just got a little bit shorter.
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A second protester dies as Turkey enters its fifth straight day of protests, Egypt puts foreign NGO workers on trial, Pistorius gets a postponement, and the German dictionary just got a little bit shorter.
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Chatter: Turkey still protesting

Turkey's anti-government protests enter their fourth day, a fire at a Chinese slaughterhouse kills over 100 workers, US soldier Bradley Manning goes on trial for alleged WikiLeaking, and Michael Douglas comes down with a bad case of TMI.
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Turkey's anti-government protests enter their fourth day, a fire at a Chinese slaughterhouse kills over 100 workers, US soldier Bradley Manning goes on trial for alleged WikiLeaking, and Michael Douglas comes down with a bad case of TMI.
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Chatter: US woman reported killed in Syria

At least one Westerner is reported dead on the Syrian rebels' front line, the euro zone is more jobless than ever, Mount Everest is so crowded these days, and an Olympic-sized corruption scandal in Russia.
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At least one Westerner is reported dead on the Syrian rebels' front line, the euro zone is more jobless than ever, Mount Everest is so crowded these days, and an Olympic-sized corruption scandal in Russia.
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Chatter: Syria says it has Russian missiles

The Syrian president claims Russia has begun shipping him anti-aircraft missiles, Iraqi cities are under attack, an escape from North Korea doesn't go to plan, and woolly mammoths rise from the dead. Sort of.
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The Syrian president claims Russia has begun shipping him anti-aircraft missiles, Iraqi cities are under attack, an escape from North Korea doesn't go to plan, and woolly mammoths rise from the dead. Sort of.
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Chatter: US drones return to Pakistan

The US resumes drone strikes on Pakistan โ€” and reportedly gets a hit, the UK is accused of running a secret military detention camp in Afghanistan, France arrests the man suspected of stabbing an on-duty soldier, and the world's oldest Torah turns up somewhere it had been all along.
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The US resumes drone strikes on Pakistan โ€” and reportedly gets a hit, the UK is accused of running a secret military detention camp in Afghanistan, France arrests the man suspected of stabbing an on-duty soldier, and the world's oldest Torah turns up somewhere it had been all along.
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