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- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, at a Friends of Syria meeting, says it is “intolerable” that Russia and China continue to block a peaceful resolution of the crisis in that nation by backing President Bashar al-Assad.
- The mood in Libya where three million people have registered to vote in the nation’s first multi-party election in 60 years, taking another step towards a new constitution.
- A new study lists the top geographical hotspots for diseases transmitted from animals to humans. Maybe where you live.

 Middle East Monitor: Two Nations Accused of Blocking Syrian Peace

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