Friday's global agenda: Clinton headed to Syria talks


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Syria's other scourge: crime. [The New York Times]

Libya's national assembly picked former opposition leader Mohammed Magarief as its president. [Reuters]

The murder trial of a former top official's wife that has riveted China was over in a day, even though the verdict's not in yet. [BBC]


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