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Suspected members of El Salvador's 18th Street gang stand handcuffed in pairs at a police station in Panchimalco, near San Salvador. The government has launched well-publicized raids, roundups and a crackdown on gang leaders, locking them away in maximum security prisons. Manu Brabo/AP hide caption

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In El Salvador, Gang Killings Take An Agonizing Toll

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In Kairouan, Tunisia, Muslims visit the Great Mosque, one of the oldest and best-known mosques in North Africa. Tunisia has made more political progress than other Arab Spring countries, but it has suffered two major terror attacks in recent months. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Tunisia Seeks Its Way On A Winding, Bumpy Path

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The Weinfeld Family, 2009. Photographer Frederic Brenner, who took this photo, created This Place, an exhibit that features the work of 12 internationally acclaimed photographers in Israel and the West Bank. Frederic Brenner/Courtesy of Howard Greenberg Gallery hide caption

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Israel And The West Bank Through Fresh Eyes

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Seen here in an undated photograph, Macer Gifford — an alias he uses to protect his family — left his job as a financial trader in London to fight ISIS in Syria. Courtesy of Macer Gifford hide caption

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For A British Man, Fighting ISIS Was Simply The Right Thing To Do

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During an emergency session of Parliament on Friday, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he wanted a "European solution" to his country's financial problems, but criticized creditors' proposals. Petros Giannakouris/AP hide caption

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As G-7 Begins, Greek Bailout Tops Agenda — And Isolation Fears Grip Greece

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A statue of Olympias, mother of Alexander the Great, depicts her as pregnant with her famous son. It's part of a monument to Alexander's family in Skopje, the Macedonian capital. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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To Build Up Its Historical Image, Macedonia Is Going Baroque

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