Strauss-Kahn Makes Comeback — in Serbia

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_c9a1ee1b12.jpgSpencer Platt/Getty Images (BELGRADE, Serbia) -- More than two years after resigning in disgrace as the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn is making a comeback — in Serbia. Strauss-Kahn has been hired as an economic adviser to Serbia's top officials. An announcement of the appointment will be made next week, a government official told ABC News.

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US, Russia Deal on Syria Chemical Weapons

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_55b61da531.jpgLARRY DOWNING/AFP/Getty Images (GENEVA) -- The United States and Russia announced an ambitious plan to transfer Syria's massive chemical weapons stockpile to international control by the middle of next year, at which point they would be destroyed. Under the agreement, Syria only has one week to declare the size and location of its chemical weapons stashes.

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Balloonist Crash Lands Attempting to Cross Atlantic

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_ad9f997aa5.jpgJonathan Trappe/Barcroft USA/Getty Images (YORK HARBOR, Newfoundland) -- Balloonist Jonathan Trappe, who was attempting to become the first person to fly across the Atlantic using cluster balloons, says he thought he was going to die as he crash landed in complete darkness in Newfoundland, Canada. “Honestly did not know if I would survive that landing,” Trappe told Barcroft Media, which helped organize the attempt and handles Trappe’s communications.

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US Consulate in Herat, Afghanistan, Attacked

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_e3d82604b0.jpgLonely Planet/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The American consulate in the western Afghanistan city of Herat came under attack early Friday morning, the U.S. State Department confirms. Militants drove to the front of the consulate's gate, and once they reached the checkpoint, they began attacking the consulate's perimeter security officers, possibly firing rocket-propelled grenades and assault rifles.

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Four Men Sentenced to Death for Rape, Murder of Student in India

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_fd43f99fc2.jpgRaj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images (NEW DELHI) -- Four Indian men were sentenced to death by hanging on Friday after being convicted earlier this week of raping and murdering a 23-year-old woman on a bus in New Delhi last December. During the sentencing, Judge Yogesh Khanna said the case "falls in the rarest of rare categories and warrants the exemplary punishment of death," according to the BBC.

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