U.S. Ambassador to the Unitied Nations Samantha Power (right) listens to Lucy Mandazuto at a community hospital in Bangui, Central African Republic, on Thursday. Mandazuto was wounded in sectarian violence. Jerome Delay/AP hide caption

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U.N. Ambassador Laments Misery In Central African Republic
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U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power Goes To CAR To Appeal For Peace
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U.S. Diplomat Tours Central African Republic
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Soldiers from Burundi arrive at the airport in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic, on Dec. 15 to join the African Union and French efforts to restore security in the troubled nation. Sia Kambou/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Envoy: Time For Intervention In Central African Republic
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Kerry Urges Lawmakers To Hold Off On Iran Sanctions
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French-Backed Forces Try To Stem Bloodshed In CAR
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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Nov. 24 in Geneva, after the announcement of a deal halting parts of Iran's nuclear program. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Progress On Nuke Talks Mean More Engagement From Iran?
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U.N. Weighs Response To Central African Republic Conflict
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John Kerry: Risk Ready And Looking For A Legacy
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Selling Iran Deal To Congress, Kerry Downplays Israeli Criticism
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Kerry's New Mission: Convince Congress To Take Iran Deal
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DRC Rebels' Surrender Could Mark New Chapter In U.N. Peacekeeping
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Russian LGBT Activists Visit Washington To Drum Up Support
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Syrian Regime, Rebels Fail To Set Date For Talks
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A Syrian fighter from the Islamist rebel group Jabhat al-Nusra inspects a resident's identification papers at a checkpoint in Aleppo on Oct. 26. Syria's Islamist fighters are generally better funded than their more moderate counterparts. Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Syria's Moderate Rebels Fight A Battle On Two Fronts
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