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Aug 23, 2013
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Obama dawdles as clock ticks in Syria

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Time running out for chemical weapons inspection in Syria, Egyptian general’s U.S. days revealed, and Fukushima suffers from a quick fix. Today is Friday, August 23, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @clarerrrr.

A youth, affected by what activists say is nerve gas, is treated at a hospital in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus, August 21, 2013.  REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

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Egypt on the brink as protests turn violent again

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The U.S. walks a tightrope over Egypt, car bomb strikes Hezbollah stronghold, and proxy war riles Iran’s Arab minority. Today is Friday, August 16 – the one-year anniversary of South Africa’s mine killings – and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @clarerrrr.

A member of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporter of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi shouts slogans in Cairo, August 16, 2013.  REUTERS/Louafi Larbi

Aug 15, 2013
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Egypt’s state of emergency recalls Mubarak era

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Islamists storm building in Cairo, Iraq security slips, and war shrine visit enrages Japan’s neighbors. Today is Thursday, August 15, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @clarerrrr.

Riot police and army personnel take their positions during clashes with members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi around the area of Rabaa Adawiya square, where they are camping, in Cairo, August 14, 2013.  REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Aug 14, 2013
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Egypt declares state of emergency after government crackdown

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Egypt imposes curfew after deadly day, anarchists gain favor in Athens, and Japan plans tricky nuclear cleanup. Today is Wednesday, August 14, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @clarerrrr.

Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi flee from tear gas and rubber bullets fired by riot police during clashes, on a bridge leading to Rabba el Adwia Square where they are camping, in Cairo, August 14, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Aug 14, 2013
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