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50 KILLED IN MYANMAR CLASHES. Violence Will Cause Intense Hardships.
Communal clashes in the country's western region Myanmar is causing UN officials to warn of future hardships faced by thousands displaced after the rioting.

25 KILLED IN PAKISTAN. Open Market Car Bombs Increasing.
Another car bomb ripped through northwest Pakistan tribal town close to the Afghan border, killing dozens, including children.

Syria's bloodshed poses significant risks to UN observers and is also impeding their ability to carry out their peace keeping mandate.

EGYPTIANS VOTING. Presidential Election Runoff.
Egyptians have started two days of voting in their presidential runoff election, choosing between former prime minister and an Islamist candidate.

GREEKS TO VOTE. Party Choices / Global Effects.
Tomorrow's election will not only choose a new prime minister, but it is also considered to be a proxy to use or not to use the Euro.