Five Months Late, UN Inspectors Arrive in Syria

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_09fc357416.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (DAMASCUS, Syria) -- Following months of delays, United Nations inspectors arrived in Damascus on Sunday to begin their probe of alleged chemical weapons use during the Syrian conflict. If all goes according to plan, the inspectors, along with members of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, will try to ascertain what happened in Khan al-Assal and two other unspecified sites.

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Syrian Kurds Fleeing into Northern Iraq

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_a7732a91ca.jpgBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- The United Nations is reporting that thousands of Syrian refugees are seeking shelter in the semi-autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq. According to the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, as many as 17,000 Syrians entered Iraq between last Thursday and Saturday, one of the largest influxes of people the country has dealt with during the 29-month-long conflict across the border.

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Live Updates: Dozens More Killed on Egypt's 'Day of Rage'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_71dbe147a5.jpgAFP/Getty Images (CAIRO) -- With bodies still being counted from the unprecedented bloodshed earlier this week, at least 80 more people were killed Friday around Egypt as clashes erupted during protests billed as a "Day of Rage." In the capital, thousands of supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi hit the streets after Friday prayers to march towards Cairo's Ramses Square.

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Kate Middleton Sets First Official Appearance After Baby

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_cd0ca0f2ba.jpgSamir Hussein/WireImage (LONDON) -- Prince William stepped out this week in his first official royal engagement since becoming a dad and now we know when his wife, Kate, will make her first official appearance. The Duchess of Cambridge, 31, will attend a charity dinner with Prince William on Sept. 12, less than two months after she gave birth to the couple’s first child, Prince George, according to palace officials.

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International Space Station Cosmonauts Walk in Space

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_9c63648e5a.jpgNASA TV (NEW YORK) -- Two Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Friday. During the spacewalk flight engineers Fyodor Yurchikhin and Alexander Misurkin will install equipment for the arrival of a new Russian module and begin preparations for the installation later this year of an optical telescope.

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