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.

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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Kerry Urges Lawmakers To Hold Off On Iran Sanctions

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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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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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Drones On Agenda In Pakistan PM-Obama White House Meeting

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U.S., Pakistan Try To Turn A Page With White House Meeting

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The U.N. Security Council votes on a resolution requiring Syria to give up its chemical weapons last month in New York. Last week, Saudi Arabia turned down a chance to take a seat on the Council. Craig Ruttle/AP hide caption

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Saudi Act Of Protest Stuns U.N., And Some Observers

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Chemical Weapons Watchdog Group Wins Peace Prize

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U.S. Delays Egyptian Aid Over Democracy Issue

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U.N. Security Council Approves Syria Chemical Arms Deal

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