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Confirmation by the U.S.
With attention centered on Iraq, world leaders gathered for the UN General Assembly face another major challenge to the credibility of the United Nations system.
Last Saturday, Ukraine celebrated the 11th anniversary of its declaration of independence. But for President Leonid Kuchma, there was little cause for celebration.
African leaders meeting in Durban, South Africa, recently dissolved the moribund Organization of African Unity and replaced it with a new and purportedly more powerful body call
Targeting innocent civilians is becoming a common feature of 21st-century warfare, to judge by the Sept. 11 attacks and the suicide bombings in Israel.
Sunday will be Easter, the holiest day in the Christian calendar.
Ukrainians are going to the polls Sunday in the most boisterous and significant elections since they opted for independence in 1991.

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