1. DISHEARTENING

    More than 1,000 Injured in Cairo

    Libyan pro and anti-Gadhafi protesters fight in the street in front of the Arab league headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, April 14, 2011. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon chaired a Cairo meeting of regional and international organizations on Libya and set three targets: reaching and implementing a cease-fire, delivering humanitarian aid and starting a dialogue on Libya's future.

    Khalil Hamra / AP Photo

    Meet the new bosses, same as the old boss. Less than five months after mass protests forced longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to step down, violence returned to  Cairo's streets, with more than 1,000 people injured in in clashes over the last two days. And just like Mubarak, the military junta controlling the country—which has promised to oversee a transition to civilian power—has sent heavily armed riot police to contend with the thousands of demonstrators in Tahrir Square. The protesters are upset about a perceived lack of accountability and transparency in the new government, and also about delayed trials for former ministers accused of killing protesters.

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