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UN wants Gadhafi investigated for war crimes — but nobody wants to pay for it

A UN resolution referring the Libyan autocrat to the International Criminal Court exempts the U.S. and others from having to pay for the investigation.

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Report criticizes Haiti recovery commission led by Bill Clinton

One year after the earthquake, Oxfam found, only five percent of the rubble in Haiti has been removed. The report was also sharply critical of the efforts led by former President Clinton.

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Audio slideshow: Haiti, one year later

Excerpts of an interview with Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez, who has helped lead the recovery effort in Haiti, and photos from throughout the reconstruction.

Cancun climate breakthrough

It isn’t perfect, but climate negotiators at the Cancun summit have struck a deal.

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  WikiLeaks and climate change

Just as diplomats gathered to draft a new climate change accord, U.S. embassy cables released by WikiLeaks suggested that world leaders were largely pessimistic about the chances for success.

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What do Somalia, Sudan, Iran and the U.S. have in common?

None have signed the U.N.’ Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.

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Viewer response: How the international community fights piracy

In a follow-up to our segment “The Trouble with Pirates,” we detail some of the efforts the international community is taking to combat piracy.

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  In India, a climate of power

President Obama reached an unusual clean energy agreement with India during his trip there last week. So what role does this emerging power play in the fight against climate change?

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The Srebrenica genocide, 15 years later

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide.

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