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NYT Global Update | Top News: Party Led by Pro-Western Official Claims Lead in Libya

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Global Update TOP NEWS Party Led by Pro-Western Official Claims Lead in Libya By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK Preliminary election results in Libya stood apart from an overwhelming Islamist wave sweeping across neighboring countries in the aftermath of the Arab Spring uprisings. Braving Areas of Violence, Voters Try to Reshape Libya Times Topic: Libya |  Slide Show : Libya Elections Egypt's President Orders Return of Parliament By REUTERS President Mohamed Morsi on Sunday challenged a decision by generals who had dismissed the Islamist-led assembly after a court ruling last month. Chinese Leader Calls for Strong Moves to Offset Slowdown By KEITH BRADSHER Premier Wen Jiabao of China on Sunday called for the government to become more aggressive in using fiscal and monetary tools to respond to a slowing economy. Global Edition Home Page » Sports Slide Show: Wimbledon Men's Final Roger F

NYT Global Update | Top News: Morsi Is Sworn In, Marking a New Stage in Egypt Struggle

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Global Update TOP NEWS Morsi Is Sworn In, Marking a New Stage in Egypt Struggle By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK Mohamed Morsi was formally sworn in on Saturday as Egypt's first democratically elected president, marking a new stage in an ever murkier struggle to define the future of the nation.  Slide Show Times Topic: Mohamed Morsi Palestinians in Syria Are Reluctantly Drawn Into Vortex of Uprising By ROD NORDLAND and DALAL MAWAD Palestinian refugees in Syria, a country that has treated them more kindly than many others, have found themselves drawn into the worsening conflict between government and opposition. Bomb Explodes in Damascus as Countries Gather to Discuss Syria By NICK CUMMING-BRUCE and ROD NORDLAND Representatives of global powers and Middle East countries gathered in Geneva on Saturday to try to find a political solution for ending the violence in Syria. Global Edition Home Page » Multimedia

NYT Global Update | Top News: Turkey Says It May Target Any Syrian Forces Nearing Border

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Global Update TOP NEWS Turkey Says It May Target Any Syrian Forces Nearing Border By SEBNEM ARSU, ALAN COWELL and PAUL GEITNER Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday threatened a military response if Syrian forces approached the Turkish border, hardening the tone over Turkey's downed warplane.  Document : Letter From Turkey to U.N. on Plane Shot Down by Syria Beirut Unrest Linked to Assad Supporters 8:07 AM ET As Rebels Attack Elite Guards, Assad Talks of 'State of War' By ROD NORDLAND and HWAIDA SAAD The Free Syrian Army launched what they described as an exploratory attack on an elite Republican Guard base, which is near the Presidential Palace, in Damascus late Monday. Latest Syrian Defectors Are From Higher Ranks Euro Watch Plans to Ease Euro Crisis Are Ambitious but Long-Term By STEPHEN CASTLE A grand plan for closer integration, seen as the most likely agreement to come out of the meeting