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    A roundup of what has happened in the past 24 hours

     

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    * Iranian authorities confirmed that one person was killed in Monday's rally in Tehran, and blamed his death on "anti-government groups," the semi-official Fars news agency said

     

    * Egypt's military authorities announced on Tuesday that the work on amending the country's constitution would take 10 days

     

    * U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday criticized Iranian leaders for a brutal crackdown on anti-government protesters and praised Egypt's uprising

     

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    * The suicide bomber who blew himself up at Moscow's Domodedovo International Airport had earlier served under the Russian Interior Ministry, a force commander, Nikolai Rogozhkin, said

     

    * Russia will not support future sanctions against Iran, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in London

     

    * Two alleged terrorists blew themselves up to avoid arrest on Tuesday in Russia's volatile southern republic of Chechnya, the republic's leader Ramzan Kadyrov said

     

    * Russia and Italy will sign on Wednesday an intergovernmental agreement on the air transit of military equipment via Russia to Afghanistan, Russian presidential aide Sergei Prikhodko said

     

    * Russia will spend 46.7 billion rubles ($1.6 billion) by 2014 on a program to ensure transport security, Russian Transport Minister Igor Levitin at a meeting with President Dmitry Medvedev

     

    * Brazilian football legends Ronaldo, Ronaldinho and Kaka are set to appear in a friendly match in the Chechen capital of Grozny against a side captained by the republic's leader, Ramzan Kadyrov

     

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