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Iraqi Kurdistan rep Masoud Barzani in May.
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The BBC's Lyse Doucet speaks with Kofi Annan in 2011.
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The launch of a Space-Based Space Surveillance satellite.

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Quote of the Week

"Anyone who doesn’t get that the economy is a primary responsibility of the prime minister shouldn’t be running to be prime minister in the first place."

—Prime Minister Stephen Harper responds Aug. 25 to criticism that he is politicizing the Bank of Canada, after publicizing a meeting with the Bank's governor during a federal election campaign.

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