Members of the Abuja "Bring Back Our Girls" protest group sit during a protest march, in continuation of the Global October. Once again, Boko Haram militants are implicated in killings and mass kidnapping in northeastern Nigeria. Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Boko Haram Suspected In New Round Of Killing And Kidnapping

The latest attack occurred just 20 miles from where the Islamist extremist group kidnapped nearly 300 schoolgirls in April.

A Pakistani health worker administers a polio vaccine to a child during a campaign in the northern city of Rawalpindi. Farooq Naeem/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pakistan Keeps On Vaccinating Despite Tough Terrain And Terror Threat

Just getting a measles vaccine to a child in Pakistan was once an impossible dream. Despite many obstacles, health workers have made great progress in stopping infectious diseases.

More than 4,000 officers of Nineveh Province security force are based in an isolated training camp in northern Iraq. Their aim is retaking ISIS-controlled Mosul, Iraq's second largest city. Deborah Amos/NPR hide caption

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At An Isolated Camp, Iraqi Police Prep For A Showdown With ISIS

Iraqi security forces are training with the goal of reclaiming territory lost to the Islamic State. Police at a camp near the front line say such a battle would be personal.

American actor Groucho Marx, with his trademark moustache, glasses and cigar. We can't be sure that this cigar was Cuban. John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images hide caption

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6 Things You Should Know About Cuban Cigars

If you plan on traveling to Cuba, you'll be able to bring back $100 worth of the country's famed cigars. But that's not a lot — because they're actually kind of expensive.

Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, seen here on June 28, 2008, was granted bail today by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan. India says he is one of the masterminds of the 2008 attack on Mumbai that killed more than 160 people. Roshan Mughal/AP hide caption

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Pakistani Court Grants Bail To Suspect In Mumbai Attack

Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi is one of seven men charged with planning and helping to carry out the 2008 attack that killed more than 160 people. Federal prosecutors had opposed the bail plea.

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