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Vatican: It's not up to priest abuse survivors' group to decide what cardinals do

As cardinals prepare to go into conclave in Rome, SNAP, the  group representing survivors of sexual abuse by priests named a "Dirty Dozen" list of cardinals it said would be the worst candidates for pope based on their handling of child sex abuse claims

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Forty percent of the votes have been counted

Uhuru Kenyatta, indicted for alleged crimes against humanity had an early lead Wednesday in the presidential election with 40 percent of votes counted


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Former Vice President Nicolás Maduro tipped to succeed Hugo Chavez

Former Vice President Nicolás Maduro will take over as president of Venezuela until an election is held. But opposition Democratic Unity Roundtable will push for change.


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Information minister say leader's overall condition remains 'very delicate'

(CNN) -- Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro met with the country's top officials Tuesday after the nation's information minister reported that the condition of President Hugo Chavez, fighting a battle with cancer, has worsened, state TV reported.

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1970s campaign of repression and violence was carried out by U.S.-backed dictator

(CNN) -- A trial over one of Latin America's darkest moments is under way in Argentina, where 25 defendants are accused of crimes against humanity for their alleged role in a 1970s campaign of repression and violence.


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Scandal has severely damaged the reputation of the Western approach to banking in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (CNN) -- Two former Kabul Bank executives accused in a scheme that siphoned hundreds of millions of dollars now face years in prison and massive fines.


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Pyongyang threatens to end agreement over U.S. led moves to impose new sanctions

(CNN) -- North Korea threatened Tuesday to nullify the armistice agreement that ended the Korean War in 1953, citing U.S.-led international moves to impose new sanctions against it over its recent nuclear test, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.


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The director's report shows Iran has upgraded its uranium enrichment centrifuges

(CNN) -- Iran is not cooperating, making it difficult for the UN's nuclear watchdog agency to provide "credible assurance" that the country doesn't possess undeclared nuclear material, the International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano said Monday.


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Arrests are a follow-up to raids last August in southern Spain

Three suspected Islamic terrorists of Chechen origin were arrested in France this week in a joint French-Spanish operation, Spain's Interior Ministry said


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Benedict tells the faithful \"I am just a pilgrim"

Roman Catholic cardinals prepare to meet to discuss a timetable for picking the new pontiff.

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