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NYT Friday 30, 2011 Global Update: Large Protests Held in Syria to Prove Discontent to Monitors

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Global Update TOP NEWS Large Protests Held in Syria to Prove Discontent to Monitors By KAREEM FAHIM and HWAIDA SAAD Syrian security forces opened fire on several of the demonstrations on Friday, according to activists, as hundreds of thousands staged protests across the country. Arab League Visit Has Led to More Violence in Syria, Activists Say North Korea Vows No Engagement With South's President By CHOE SANG-HUN North Korea announced on Friday that under its new leader, Kim Jong-un, it would remain hostile to President Lee Myung-bak of South Korea. S.&P. 500 Ends 2011 Right Where It Started By CHRISTINE HAUSER Stock indexes finished the year right about where they opened, but it was a tale of unbridled volatility in between. The S.&P. 500 ended a mere 0.04 point away from its 2011 opening, and the Dow gained 5.5 percent for the year. Global Edition Home Page » World Video: Toxic