Jackie Northam Jackie Northam is NPR's International Affairs Correspondent. She is a veteran journalist who has spent three decades reporting on conflict, politics, and life across the globe.
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U.S. Operation In South China Sea Challenges China's Claim Over Artificial Islands

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Pakistan Prime Minister Expected To Discuss Nuclear Security Concerns With Obama

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A 1969 bottle of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. Last Christmas, thieves stole $300,000 worth of fine wines from famed Napa Valley restaurant the French Laundry. Most of it was Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. Dale Cruse/Flickr hide caption

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Grand Theft Vino: Higher Wine Prices Are Attracting More Thieves

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Lab workers test wine for authenticity in a lab run by the French Finance ministry in Bordeaux, southwestern France. Demand has driven up the price of wine, making conditions ripe for counterfeiters. Bob Edme/AP hide caption

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Sip On This: That $10,000 (Or $30) Bottle Of Wine Might Be Fake

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China Is Absent From Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

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People stand amid the rubble of a house damaged by a Saudi-led airstrike last month in the old city of Sanaa, Yemen's capital. Hani Mohammed/AP hide caption

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U.S.-Backed Saudi Bombing Campaign Blamed For Civilian Deaths In Yemen

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Obama Meets With China's President Amid 'Enormous Strain' Between Nations

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Syrian refugees continue to arrive in Jordan, where they are greeted by authorities and sent to refugee camps and temporary settlements. Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Syrian Refugees, Needs Are Growing And Aid Is Declining

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Syrian refugees stand outside their tents during a sandstorm in a refugee camp in the town of Bar Elias, in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. Bilal Hussein/AP hide caption

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Gulf States Taking Heat For Not Resettling Syrian Refugees

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China's Economic Slowdown Further Hurts Depressed Commodity Prices

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A pangolin is released into the wild by officials at a conservation forest in Indonesia in 2013. The animal was among 128 pangolins confiscated by customs officers from a smuggler's boat off Sumatra. Jefri Tarigan/AP hide caption

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The World's Most Trafficked Mammal Is One You May Never Have Heard Of

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Egypt Trumpets Canal's Massive Expansion, But A Windfall's Far From Certain

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In this image taken from a November 2012 video, Cecil the lion is shown in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. Paula French via AP hide caption

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Death Of Beloved Lion Heats Up Criticism Of Big Game Hunting

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