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UN Chief Continues Effort for Calm With Abbas Talks

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is meeting Wednesday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as he continues to try to calm a wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence. The talks in Ramallah follow Ban's meeting Tuesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during which the U.N. chief spoke of the danger of allowing an escalation "into a full religious conflict with potential regional implications." Ban told reporters that "security measures can be...

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