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The flag-draped casket of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy arrives in the lobby of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, 27 Aug 2009
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Mourners Pay Final Respects to Kennedy

Mourners from all walks of life are filing past coffin of Senator Edward Kennedy at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum in Boston

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A visitor signs a condolences book for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, 27 Aug 2009

Late US Senator Leaves Lasting Impact  Video clip available

Whether helping provide children with health insurance or lifting families out of poverty, Edward Kennedy made it his life work to aid disadvantaged

Richard Holbrooke, 18 Apr 2009

US Envoy, Afghan Incumbent President Have Tense Exchange Over Runoff

Private lunch meeting between Hamid Karzai and Richard Holbrooke is reported to have turned testy when Holbrooke raised issue of vote-rigging, fraud

Kim Young-chol, secretary general of the South Korean Red Cross office (L) shakes hands with his North Korean counterpart Choe Song Ik at a hotel at the Diamond Mountain, North Korea, 28 Aug 2009

North, South Korea Reach Agreement on Family Reunions

Reunions will start on September 26, just before Korea's Chuseok day, one of the year's two most important holidays

Iraq

2 US Soldiers Die in Iraqi Roadside Bomb Attack

Attacks come as troops tightened security around Shi'ite mosques, shrines and political party offices ahead of the massive funeral procession for prominent Shi'ite leader Abdul Aziz al-Hakim

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