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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As Iran Awaits Sanctions Relief, U.S. Raises Concerns About Lost Leverage

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American tourists, like these visitors taking a guided tour in May, still have to provide one of 12 authorized reasons — such as visiting family or engaging in humanitarian work — for travel to Cuba. Desmond Boylan/AP hide caption

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U.S.-Cuba Ties Are Restored, But Most American Tourists Will Have To Wait

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Cuban Embassy Reopens In Washington, D.C., After More Than 50 Years

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An International Atomic Energy Agency inspector cuts a uranium enrichment connection at Iran's Natanz facility, 200 miles south of Tehran, in 2014. This week's nuclear deal gives the IAEA up to 150 inspectors to monitor Iran for compliance. Kazem Ghane/AP hide caption

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Nuke Inspectors Gear Up For Iran, But Americans Unlikely To Be Included

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For Families Of Americans Held Or Missing In Iran, Nuclear Deal Is A Loss

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U.N. Security Council Prepares To Implement Iran Nuclear Deal

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A woman and her daughter walk at the Zam Zam camp for internally displaced people in North Darfur, Sudan, in June 2014. The U.S. and other countries have said that Sudan is committing genocide in Darfur, and the United Nations has an ongoing peacekeeping program. But many in the region still live in fear and misery. Albert Gonzalez Farran/AP hide caption

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The Spotlight On Darfur Is Gone, But Not The Abuses

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A fisherman cycles past the U.S. Interests Section building, behind right, in Havana in May. Desmond Boylan/AP hide caption

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A Reopened Embassy In Havana Could Be A Boon For U.S. Businesses

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U.S., Cuba To Reopen Embassies In Step Toward Normal Relations

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U.S. And Cuba To Formally Re-Establish Diplomatic Ties

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U.S. Calls On Myanmar To Grant Rohingya Citizenship

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60 Million People Displaced By World Conflicts, U.N. Refugee Agency Says

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Former Foreign Ministers Suggest Ways For How U.N. Can Improve

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Mohammad and Linda Jomaa al-Halabi, along with their five daughters, are among the fewer than 1,000 Syrian refugees who have been resettled in the U.S. They left Syria in August 2012 and arrived last year in Baltimore, where they live now. Michele Kelemen/NPR hide caption

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Of 4 Million Syrian Refugees, The U.S. Has Taken Fewer Than 1,000

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