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.
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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 Samantha Power Goes To CAR To Appeal For Peace

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U.S. Diplomat Tours Central African Republic

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Soldiers from Burundi arrive at the airport in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic, on Dec. 15 to join the African Union and French efforts to restore security in the troubled nation. Sia Kambou/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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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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U.N. Weighs Response To Central African Republic Conflict

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Russian LGBT Activists Visit Washington To Drum Up Support

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A Syrian fighter from the Islamist rebel group Jabhat al-Nusra inspects a resident's identification papers at a checkpoint in Aleppo on Oct. 26. Syria's Islamist fighters are generally better funded than their more moderate counterparts. Reuters /Landov hide caption

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