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(Studio: Brian Williams) Russia's election of Dmitri Medvedev as president succeeding Vladimir Putin; the end of an Israeli offensive in Gaza in response to Palestinian rocket attacks; the tense situation between Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela; a US air strike in Somalia targeting Al Qaeda; new U.N. sanctions against Iran for its nuclear program, and the announcement that Britain’s Prince William may be sent overseas with the Royal Navy reported; scenes shown of protests in Moscow and damaged buildings in Gaza.
- Williams, Brian
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