Thursday's global agenda: Clinton wraps up Balkans tour

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Iran offered emergency aid to storm-ravaged New York. [The New York Times]

Residents in northern Mali see no sign of a much-discussed U.S.-backed African intervention as Islamists consolidate power. [McClatchy]

Militants suspected of seeking to blow up the U.S. Embassy in Indonesia appear to be linked to the long-established al Qaeda franchise in the country. [Wall Street Journal]

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