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15 July 2009 

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, 15 Jul 2009
Wed. 15 Jul 2009 1607 UTC

Clinton: US Still Seeks Iran Dialogue Despite Election Repression

US secretary of state says Bush administration made mistake by refusing nuclear talks with Iran and outsourcing policy process to others

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Space Shuttle Endeavour lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida, 15 July 2009

NASA Finally Launches Endeavour Space Shuttle on 6th Try

Shuttle launches from Kennedy Space Center in southeastern US state of Florida, late Wednesday

In this 10 Jan 2009 file photo, Palestinians react after hearing news that their mother had been killed in Israeli shelling in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip

Group of Israeli Soldiers Says Military Used Reckless Force in Gaza  Audio Clip Available

Israeli defense officials rebuffed the accounts, saying the army operated according to the highest moral code

Iranian workers search site where  Russian-made passenger plane crashed near Qazvin, about 75 miles west of Tehran, 15 Jul 2009

Iran Plane Crash Kills  All 168 Aboard  Audio Clip Available

Rescuers comb through the smoldering wreckage of a Russian-made Tupolev aircraft that crashed in a field near Qazvin in northern Iran

Russian human rights activist Natalya Estemirova (2007 file)

Russian Human Rights Activist Found Dead in Chechnya

Natalya Estemirova's body found hours after she was kidnapped in Grozny; authorities says she was shot in head and chest


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