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  • At the U.N., British ambassador Philip Parham said a representative of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gave a "chilling and horrifying" briefing to the Security Council in which he said 2,000 Syrian civilians have been killed and more than 3,000 have disappeared in the five-month crackdown.

    U.S. Adds Sanctions on Syria; U.N. Meets

  • End is nearSenator John McCain was an early advocate of U.S. intervention in Libya, where NATO forces have waged a five-month air campaign to protect civilians and degrade the capabilities of government forces.

    White House: 'Days Numbered' for Libya’s Gadhafi

  • Middle School -- Jazz at the Fowler: The Fowler debuts a stellar collection of photographs and documents in Jam Session: America's Jazz Ambassador's Embrace the World, an exhibit that will include several live jazz sessions over the course of the five-month show.

    Sarah Bowman: What's Up for March From Kids Off the Couch

  • Prices fell 0.6% from August, according to the widely watched Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index of 20 major metropolitan areas, breaking a five-month run of increases during the spring and summer, when higher sales volumes typically firm up prices.

    Home Prices Edge Downward

  • Image: Getty Images Journal Community A source of relative strength were energy stocks, after U.S. crude-oil futures surged to a five-month high of $102.59 a barrel on news refiners in the key U.S. Gulf Coast region will be getting better access to benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude.

    Banks Behind a Late Swoon

  • Last year, ProMatch had a five-month waiting list of job seekers who wanted to use the center's services.

    Uneven Growth as Region Revives

  • Consider the figures compiled by NATO and the Pentagon about who did what in the five-month bombing campaign that is now winding down.

    The Lesson of Libya

  • The Australian dollar shot to a fresh five-month high after the government released figures showing the country posted a seasonally adjusted trade surplus of 1.71 billion Australian dollars US$1.8 billion, helped by a 31% rise in gold exports.

    Australia Posts Trade Surplus of $1.8 Billion

  • The Australian dollar rose to US$1.0756, just shy of a five-month high.

    Asian Shares Rise

  • A violent five-month power struggle in Ivory Coast earlier this year highlighted the risks countries in the region face in tying their fiscal well-being to one another.

    Africa Wants to Be Europe Without the Currency


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