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US seeks 'new beginning' with Islam


President Barack Obama has called for a "new beginning" between the US and Muslims around the world.

In a keynote speech at Cairo University, Mr Obama said he was firm in the belief that "the interests we share as human beings are far more powerful than the forces that drive us apart."


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