Sakine Arat, right, and Mayrem Bulut are Kurdish mothers camping out between Turkish amry forces and the Kurdish PKK militants, in hopes of preventing clashes. "Mothers on both sides should be doing this," says Arat, 80. Peter Kenyon/NPR hide caption

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Demonstrators in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, protest the ongoing trash crisis and government corruption Saturday. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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