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Protesters, including a person wearing a mask of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, stage a demonstration in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in New York while Ahmadinejad addresses the United Nations General Assembly inside UN headquarters. (Sept. 26, 2012)

67th UN General Assembly in New York

The United Nations opened its 67th annual General Assembly session at its headquarters in New York Tuesday. The event brings together more than 100 heads of state and government for high-level meetings on nuclear safety, regional conflicts, health and nutrition and environmental issues. (Sept. 25, 2012)

President Thein Sein of Myanmar addresses the 67th
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President Thein Sein of Myanmar addresses the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. (Sept. 27, 2012)

Portia Simpson Miller, prime minister of Jamaica, speaks
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Portia Simpson Miller, prime minister of Jamaica, speaks during the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York. (Sept. 27, 2012)

Janez Janša, prime minister of Slovenia, delivers his
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Janez Janša, prime minister of Slovenia, delivers his address to the 67th United Nations General Assembly meeting at the United Nations in New York. (Sept. 27, 2012)

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Mahmoud Abbas, chairman of the Executive Committee of
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Mahmoud Abbas, chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestinian Liberation Organization and president of the Palestinian Authority, addresses the UN General Assembly in New York City. (Sept. 27, 2012)

Benjamin Netanyahu, prime minister of Israel, points to
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Benjamin Netanyahu, prime minister of Israel, points to a graphic showing when he believes Iran's development of nuclear capabilities must be stopped, during an address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. (Sept. 27, 2012)

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (L) and
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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (L) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepare to speak to the media before their meeting at Gracie Mansion in New York City. Over 120 prime ministers, presidents and monarchs are gathering this week at the United Nations for the annual General Assembly meeting. (Sept. 27, 2012)

Luis Federico Franco Gómez, president of the Republic
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Luis Federico Franco Gómez, president of the Republic of Paraguay, addresses the 67th United Nations General Assembly meeting at the United Nations in New York. (Sept. 27, 2012)

Mohamed Yousef El-Magariaf, president of Libya, waits to
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Mohamed Yousef El-Magariaf, president of Libya, waits to address the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. The 67th annual event brings together more than 100 heads of state and government for high-level meetings on nuclear safety, regional conflicts, health and nutrition and environment issues. (Sept. 27, 2012)

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Iraq's Vice-President Khudayr al-Khuzai addresses the 67th session
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Iraq's Vice-President Khudayr al-Khuzai addresses the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. Headquarters. (Sept. 27, 2012)

Mohamed Yousef El-Magariaf, president of the General National
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Mohamed Yousef El-Magariaf, president of the General National Congress of Libya, addresses the UN General Assembly in New York City. (Sept. 27, 2012)

Mohamed Yousef El-Magariaf, president of Libya, addresses the
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Mohamed Yousef El-Magariaf, president of Libya, addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. (Sept. 27, 2012)

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, right, watches Prime
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, right, watches Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel sign a guest book as they meet at the 67th session of the General Assembly at United Nations Headquarters. (Sept. 27, 2012)

Benjamin Netanyahu, prime minister of Israel, shakes hands
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Benjamin Netanyahu, prime minister of Israel, shakes hands with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations in New York. (Sept. 27, 2012)

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Benjamin Netanyahu, prime minister of Israel , is
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Benjamin Netanyahu, prime minister of Israel , is welcomed by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations in New York. (Sept. 27, 2012)

Winston Baldwin Spencer, prime minister and minister for
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Winston Baldwin Spencer, prime minister and minister for foreign affairs of Antigua and Barbuda, addresses the 67th United Nations General Assembly meeting at the United Nations in New York. (Sept. 27, 2012)

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati addresses the 67th
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Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati addresses the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. (Sept. 27, 2012)

Protesters stage a demonstration in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza
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Protesters stage a demonstration in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in New York as Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addresses the United Nations General Assembly inside UN headquarters. (Sept. 26, 2012)

David Cameron, prime minister of the United Kingdom,
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David Cameron, prime minister of the United Kingdom, addresses the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters. (Sept. 26, 2012)

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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich greets people on
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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich greets people on the sidewalk after a protest against Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad outside the United Nations. (Sept. 26, 2012)

Protesters, including a person wearing a mask of
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Protesters, including a person wearing a mask of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, stage a demonstration in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in New York while Ahmadinejad addresses the United Nations General Assembly inside UN headquarters. (Sept. 26, 2012)

Protesters stage a demonstration in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza
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Protesters stage a demonstration in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in New York while Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addresses the United Nations General Assembly inside UN headquarters. (Sept. 26, 2012)

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi walks to the podium
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Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi walks to the podium for his address to world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. More than 120 prime ministers, presidents and monarchs are gathering this week at the UN for the annual meeting. (Sept. 26, 2012)

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, president of Iran, gestures after addressing
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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, president of Iran, gestures after addressing the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters. (Sept. 26, 2012)

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Demonstrators symbolically walk across a photo of Iranian
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Demonstrators symbolically walk across a photo of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during a rally of groups opposing Ahmadinejad’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly. Politicians, including former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, spoke at the pro-democracy rally. (Sept. 26, 2012)

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, president of of Iran, gestures to
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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, president of of Iran, gestures to photographers during the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York. (Sept. 26, 2012)

Men wearing masks of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad,
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Men wearing masks of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, left, Iranian Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, center, and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, right, participate in a protest led by Iranian-Americans and Syrian-Americans outside the United Nations in New York. (Sept. 26, 2012)

Liberia's President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf leaves the podium after
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Liberia's President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf leaves the podium after addressing the 67th UN General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters in New York. (Sept. 26, 2012)

Protesters throw flowers at the end of a
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Protesters throw flowers at the end of a demonstration in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in New York while Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addresses the United Nations General Assembly inside UN headquarters. (Sept. 26, 2012)

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of the Islamic Republic of
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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, speaks during the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York. (Sept. 26, 2012)

A member of the audience listens while U.S.
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A member of the audience listens while U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the 67th General Assembly session of the United Nations in New York. Obama insisted there has been "progress" since the Arab Spring but that recent turmoil showed the challenges to achieving true democracy. (Sept. 25, 2012)

France's President François Hollande addresses the 67th UN
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France's President François Hollande addresses the 67th UN General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters in New York, Sept. 25, 2012.

A protester holds a sign outside the United
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A protester holds a sign outside the United Nations during the UN's General Assembly meeting on Sept. 25, 2012, in New York City. More than 120 prime ministers, presidents and monarchs are gathering this week at the UN for the annual meeting. This year's focus is the ongoing fighting in Syria, which is beginning to threaten regional stability.

A protester holds a sign outside the United
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A protester holds a sign outside the United Nations headquarters during the General Assembly meeting on Sept. 25, 2012, in New York City. More than 120 prime ministers, presidents and monarchs are gathering this week at the UN for the annual meeting. This year's focus is the fighting in Syria, which is beginning to threaten regional stability.

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An anti-China protester practices the meditation of
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An anti-China protester practices the meditation of Falun Gong outside the United Nations during the UN's General Assembly meeting on Sept. 25, 2012, in New York City.

A protester holds a sign outside the
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A protester holds a sign outside the United Nations during the UN's General Assembly meeting on Sept. 25, 2012, in New York City. More than 120 prime ministers, presidents and monarchs are gathering this week at the UN for the annual meeting. This year's focus is the fighting in Syria, which is beginning to threaten regional stability.

Protesters hold signs outside the United Nations during
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Protesters hold signs outside the United Nations during the UN's General Assembly meeting on Sept. 25, 2012, in New York City. More than 120 prime ministers, presidents and monarchs are gathering this week at the UN for the annual meeting. This year's focus is the fighting in Syria, which is beginning to threaten regional stability.

Security stands outside the United Nations during the
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Security stands outside the United Nations during the UN's General Assembly on Sept. 25, 2012, in New York City. More than 120 prime ministers, presidents and monarchs are gathering this week at the U.N. for the annual meeting. This year's focus is the fighting in Syria, which is beginning to threaten regional stability.

A security officer on the roof of the
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A security officer on the roof of the United Nations in Manhattan. (Sept. 25. 2012)

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama
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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at the 67th United Nations General Assembly, at UN headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012.

Martha Stewart and Madam Yoo (Ban) Soon-taek, wife
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Martha Stewart and Madam Yoo (Ban) Soon-taek, wife of U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, attend Fashion 4 Development 2nd Annual First Ladies Luncheon at The Pierre Hotel on Sept. 25, 2012, in New York City.

Qatar Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani addresses
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Qatar Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani addresses the 67th UN General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters in New York, Sept. 25, 2012.

Libya President Mohamed Yousef El-Magariaf listens to the
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Libya President Mohamed Yousef El-Magariaf listens to the speech of U.S. President Obama at the 67th United Nations General Assembly meeting Sept. 25, 2012, at the United Nations in New York.

Libya President Mohamed Yousef El-Magariaf at the 67th
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Libya President Mohamed Yousef El-Magariaf at the 67th United Nations General Assembly meeting on Sept. 25, 2012, at the United Nations in New York.

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Chelsea Clinton, right, greets Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel of
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Chelsea Clinton, right, greets Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel of Saudi Arabia at the Clinton Global Initiative meeting on Sept. 25, 2012, in New York City.

The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa
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The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, prepares to address the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012.

President Barack Obama addresses the 67th United Nations
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President Barack Obama addresses the 67th United Nations General Assembly meeting Sept. 25, 2012, at the United Nations in New York. Obama demanded "sanctions and consequences" for atrocities in Syria and said President Bashar al-Assad's rule must come to an end.

President Barack Obama speaks at the United Nations
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President Barack Obama speaks at the United Nations General Assembly Sept. 25, 2012, in New York.

President Barack Obama addresses the 67th UN General
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President Barack Obama addresses the 67th UN General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters in New York, Sept. 25, 2012. Obama on Tuesday demanded "sanctions and consequences" for atrocities in Syria and said President Bashar al-Assad's rule must come to an end.

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton waves as
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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton waves as she arrives at the 67th United Nations General Assembly in Manhattan. (Sept. 25, 2012)

Security personnel stand on the roof of the
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Security personnel stand on the roof of the United Nations during the UN's General Assembly on Sept. 25, 2012, in New York City. More than 120 prime ministers, presidents and monarchs are gathering this week at the UN for the annual meeting. This year's focus is the fighting in Syria, which is beginning to threaten regional stability.

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