Michele Kelemen A former NPR Moscow bureau chief, Michele Kelemen now covers the State Department. Her reports can be heard on all NPR News programs — from Morning Edition to All Things Considered.

Senators Work To Open Up Travel For Americans To Cuba

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Kerry Urges Nigeria To Hold Credible Elections In Face Of Violence

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Netanyahu Accepts Republican Invitation To Address Congress

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Thaw Begins On U.S.-Cuba Relationship Frozen In Time

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A rebel fighter takes aim during a training session in Eastern al-Ghouta, a rebel-held region outside the capital Damascus, earlier this month. Russia is inviting Syrian opposition groups to peace talks in Moscow, but few of them want to go to a country that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Abd Doumany/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian Opposition Groups Wary Of Russia's Invitation To Moscow

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White House Starts Chipping Away At U.S. Embargo On Cuba

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For Cuba, Hostile Relationship With U.S. No Longer An Alibi

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has accused Israel of committing war crimes against the Palestinians. The Palestinians have joined the International Criminal Court, a move that has angered Israel and is unlikely to lead to any prosecutions in the near term. Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mideast Conflict Could Bog Down International Criminal Court

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King Abdullah (right) and Crown Prince Salman (left) are shown in this 2012 poster. The king, who is at least 90, was hospitalized last week and Salman on Tuesday stepped in for the monarch and delivered an annual televised speech to the nation. FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With The Saudi King Ailing, Succession Speculation Begins

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U.N. Whistleblower: International Community Has Failed Darfur

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State Department To Begin Steps To Restore Ties With Cuba

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From White House's Perspective, Cuban Embargo Hasn't Worked

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Cuba, U.S. Agree To Prisoner Release Including American Alan Gross

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Congress Issues New Sanctions Against Venezuelan Leaders 'On The Ropes'

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Restrictive Government Makes Fighting Sexual Assault Hard In Egypt

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