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  • Luxemburg's old town skyline is seen from across the deep gorge that runs through the city in July, 1996.

    It's the tiny country's turn to shine as the who's-who of European royalty flock to the gala wedding of Luxembourg's heir to the throne.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 1:00 PM EST
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  • In this Tuesday, April 17, 2012 file photo, Abu Qatada is driven away after being refused bail at a hearing at London's Special Immigration Appeals Commission, which handles deportation and security cases, in London.

    As part of extradition effort, asked Jordan to pardon Abu Qatada; evidence used to convict him there was obtained through torture.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 09, 2012, 9:30 PM EST
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  • A portrait of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is seen in the Saif al-Dawla district of the northern city of Aleppo on October 9, 2012. Aleppo, once Syria's commercial capital, has become a battleground marked by burned cars and trucks, piles of refuse, and constant danger from shelling and bombing as forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and rebels seeking his overthrow fight for the city.

    The revelation suggests an escalation in military involvement in Syria.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 09, 2012, 6:30 PM EST
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  • Appointed Abdullah Ensour, former deputy prime minister; will be last time monarch names premier in this country.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 09, 2012, 6:00 PM EST
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