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Sri Lanka's president orders probe into war-time disappearances

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, under pressure from the United Nations and the West to address alleged rights abuses during a nearly three-decade war, ordered an inquiry on Friday into mass disappearances during the war, his office said.Full story

Iran says new U.S. sanctions will complicate nuclear issue

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has played down the impact of U.S. sanctions that came into effect this week, but said the measures would complicate a resolution to the dispute over its nuclear program. Full story

Iran's Rouhani hints will balance hardline, reformist demands

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's president-elect Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday he would appoint ministers from across its political spectrum as Iranian voters had chosen a path of moderation over extremism. Full story

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  Sept. 14: Nightly News Friday broadcast

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