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A passer-by watches the electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, 14 Nov 2008 Global Recession Spreads to Europe; Emergency Talks Convene in Washington
EU says economic growth in eurozone shrank by two-tenths of one percent in  third quarter, following similar decline in previous quarter


[insert caption here] Pakistani Officials Say 12 Killed in US Missile Strike
Attack targeted village in North Waziristan, a hub for al-Qaida and Taliban militants near border with Afghanistan


Frame grab from Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows alleged terror mastermind Osama bin Laden CIA Director: Bin Laden Isolated
Michael Hayden says al-Qaida leader has been forced to devote much of his energy to his own security


French President Nicolas Sarkozy (L) and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev during EU-Russia summit, in Nice, France, 14 Nov 2008 EU, Russia Discuss European Missile Defense
French President Nicolas Sarkozy says he urged Russian counterpart not to carry out threat to deploy tactical missiles in Russia's Baltic enclave of Kaliningrad


Hillary Clinton (file photo) Reports say Obama Considering Hillary Clinton for Secretary of State Post
Clinton says she is happy in US Senate, but wants to be 'good partner' to new president


Condoleezza Rice Rice Hails US Election as Example to World  Audio Clip Available
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice addresses importance of recent presidential election for world and US in speech at James Baker Institute for Public Policy in Houston


Newly arrived Somali refugees at a registration center at the Dadaab camp, northeastern Kenya, 16 Oct  2008 Need for Aid Rises as Insurgents Reach Outskirts of Somali Capital  Audio Clip Available
Civilians flee fighting south of Mogadishu, face major food shortages


General-Secretary of India's Congress Party Rahul Gandhi (c) during election meeting at Dhamtari, state of Chhattisgarh, 12 Nov 2008 India Begins Crucial Round of State Elections  Audio Clip Available
Polls, seen as test of ruling Congress Party popularity Party, will set stage for general elections due next year


Domes of St. Michaels Cathedral Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Loyalty to Moscow?  Audio Clip Available
Orthodox churches claim millions of followers who reflect political divide between those who favor closer ties with Russia and those seeking to orient their country towards Europe


Carrie Underwood holds award for Female Vocalist of the Year, 12 Nov 2008 Fan Favorites Win Big at CMA Awards  Audio Clip Available
George Strait, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney among winners  in ceremony honoring country music's best in Nashville


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