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Iraqi families displaced from the areas of Hawija and Hamrin in northern Iraq traveled to Kirkuk governorate in search of safety on Aug. 31. Thousands continue to flee ISIS-held areas. Marwan Ibrahim/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Noose Tightens Around ISIS In Iraq, Civilians Flee Hunger And Cold

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Syrian pro-government forces and residents gather at the site of suicide bombings in the area of a revered Shiite shrine on the outskirts of Damascus, on Sunday. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for bombings that killed at least 45 people. Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Post Student Protests, Controversial Rhodes Statue Stays

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Syrian Drownings Hover Over U.N. Peace Talks

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A Danish policeman checks passengers' identity papers on a train arriving from Germany on Jan. 6. Officials say the small country is overwhelmed by the number of refugees seeking asylum. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Denmark's Mixed Message For Refugees

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Han Seohee (right) and fellow North Korean defectors Lee Gwang-sung (left) and Hwang Soyeon (center) are regulars on Moranbong Club, a South Korean talk show featuring North Korean defectors. "There's a lot of prejudice toward North Korean defectors in South Korea," Han says. "So I wanted to show South Koreans that we're living here and trying the best we can." Haeryun Kang/for NPR hide caption

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South Korea's Newest TV Stars Are North Korean Defectors

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Zika Virus Reignites Abortion Debate In Brazil

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A sinking boat is seen behind a Turkish gendarme off the coast of Canakkale's Bademli district on Saturday. At least 35 migrants drowned when their boat sank in the Aegean Sea while trying to cross from Turkey to Greece. Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Christina Dimakou (right), a 30-year-old lawyer, works on the Greek island of Lesbos as a guardian for refugee and migrant children who travel alone. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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Greek Guardian Leaves Law To Help Aid Migrant Children

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Falsetto Alarm: Neighbor's Screeches Warrant A Police Visit

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How Scientists Are Working To Eradicate Zika Mosquitoes

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Ahead of a press conference with Premier Matteo Renzi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, wooden panels were erected around some Roman statues in Rome's Capitoline Museums. Giuseppe Lami/AP hide caption

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What Might Rouhani Have Missed When Rome Boxed Up The Nudes?

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