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** FILE ** A small group of Nepal Youth Front, the student organization of Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist), hold their flags and shout slogans during a protest against the hike of fuel prices in Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. The state-owned Nepal Oil Corp. Sunday announced the rise in prices, which came into effect Monday. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

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Family members gather near an ammunition store in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey, where a blast killed 25 soldiers and wounded at least four others on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. (AP Photo)

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Family members gather near an ammunition store in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey, where a blast killed 25 soldiers and wounded at least four others on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. (AP Photo)

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Libyans search for documents inside Abu Salim Prison, Libya's most notorious prison during Col. Moammar Gadhafi's regime and the scene of a 1996 massacre of prisoners, in Tripoli, Libya, on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

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Libyans search for documents inside Abu Salim Prison, Libya's most notorious prison during Col. Moammar Gadhafi's regime and the scene of a 1996 massacre of prisoners, in Tripoli, Libya, on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

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A Syrian child who fled her home in Aleppo with her family because of fighting between the rebels and the Syrian army, rests Wednesday at a school where she and her family took refuge, in Suran, Syria. (Associated Press)

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A Syrian child who fled her home in Aleppo with her family because of fighting between the rebels and the Syrian army, rests Wednesday at a school where she and her family took refuge, in Suran, Syria. (Associated Press)

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Sacked gold miners set up a burning barricade at Gold One International’s mine east of Johannesburg on Monday. Police and security guards fired rubber bullets and tear gas at the protesters who were attacking co-workers to block them from working, the mine owner said. Police said four people were wounded. (Associated Press)

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Mourners make their way to a memorial service at the Lonmin Platinum Mine near Rustenburg, South Africa, on Aug. 23 after police shot and killed 34 striking miners and wounded 78. Demands for higher wages spread to at least two other mines, raising fears of further protests at more South African mines that provide most of the world’s platinum.

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Sacked gold miners set up a burning barricade at Gold One International’s mine east of Johannesburg on Monday. Police and security guards fired rubber bullets and tear gas at the protesters who were attacking co-workers to block them from working, the mine owner said. Police said four people were wounded. (Associated Press)

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Israel's deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom and relatives light candles during a commemoration ceremony for the assassination victims of the Olympic games in Munich in 1972, at the former airbase in Fuerstenfeldbruck, southern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. Relatives of Israelis slain by Palestinian gunmen during the games and survivors of the attack are marking its 40th anniversary with German politicians and Jewish leaders at the air base where most of the 12 victims died. Also five terrorists were killed in the failed liberation attempt. (AP Photo/dapd, Lennart Preiss)

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Israel's deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom and relatives light candles during a commemoration ceremony for the assassination victims of the Olympic games in Munich in 1972, at the former airbase in Fuerstenfeldbruck, southern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. Relatives of Israelis slain by Palestinian gunmen during the games and survivors of the attack are marking its 40th anniversary with German politicians and Jewish leaders at the air base where most of the 12 victims died. Also five terrorists were killed in the failed liberation attempt. (AP Photo/dapd, Lennart Preiss)

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** FILE ** In this July 17, 2012, file photo, Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks in Kabul, Afghanistan. U.S. officials have settled on two main explanations for why Afghan security forces are turning their guns on their Western partners: infiltration by the Taliban and a U.S.-Afghan culture clash. Both causes suggest the problem may persist or worsen as American and other coalition forces shift further into an adviser role. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid, File)

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** FILE ** In this July 17, 2012, file photo, Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks in Kabul, Afghanistan. U.S. officials have settled on two main explanations for why Afghan security forces are turning their guns on their Western partners: infiltration by the Taliban and a U.S.-Afghan culture clash. Both causes suggest the problem may persist or worsen as American and other coalition forces shift further into an adviser role. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid, File)

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Protesters pull out a tent and cram 13 people inside of it, chanting, "This is affordable housing!" and then, "Out of the tents and into the streets!" in Charlotte, N.C. There are hundreds of Occupy protesters in town for the Democratic National Convention. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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A police officer pushes a protester back into the protest zone created by police in the streets of Charlotte outside the Democratic National Convention. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Police officers use their bicycles to create a perimeter to keep protesters inside a designated area along Stonewall Street in Charlotte, N.C. Protesters are allowed to march and demonstrate at the Democratic National Convention but are being kept well away from DNC venues. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Police officers use their bicycles to create a perimeter to keep protesters inside a designated area along Stonewall Street in Charlotte, N.C. on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. Protesters are allowed to march and demonstrate at the Democratic National Convention but are being kept well away from DNC venues. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Police officers use their bicycles to create a perimeter to keep protesters inside a designated area along Stonewall Street in Charlotte, N.C. on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. Protesters are allowed to march and demonstrate at the Democratic National Convention but are being kept well away from DNC venues. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Tamasin Ford/Special to The Washington Times Liberian soldiers travel to the city of Zwedru from their base at a former school to collect supplies. The sight of men armed with AK-47 assault rifles has brought back terrifying memories for many Liberians who endured years of civil conflict. From 1989 to 2003, paramilitary troops dubbed the “Demon Forces” launched a campaign of killing and torture across the country.