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African migrants climb the fence that separates Morocco from the Spanish enclave of Ceuta in North Africa in February. Those who make it into Ceuta have reached Spanish — and European Union — soil. Their fate often depends on the country they came from. Some are deported, while others can apply for political asylum or for the status of economic migrant. Reduan/EPA/Landov hide caption

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The Fences Where Spain And Africa Meet

Spain has two tiny enclaves in North Africa, separated from Morocco by fences. Both of them are hugely tempting targets for migrants from across Africa who are desperate to reach Europe.

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, speaking Thursday in Washington, said recent battlefield victories showed the Islamic State could be defeated. The extremist group still holds large parts of the west and the north of Iraq. Kevin Wolf/Kevin Wolf hide caption

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Iraq's Leader Finds Friends In Washington, But Faces Battles At Home

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They Speak Hebrew And Keep Kosher: The Left-Behind Ethiopian Jews

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Return to Spectre Danny Elfman
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Edwin Hopkins with his mother, Alice, and father, Frank Jr. Hopkins was killed aboard the USS Oklahoma during the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, but his remains never were identified. Courtesy Tom Gray hide caption

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Family Of Unaccounted For USS Oklahoma Sailor Wouldn't 'Let Him Go'

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Empty House Michael Wolff & Impure Thoughts
Guilty Cubicles Broken Social Scene

Sydney Lucas as Small Alison and Michael Cerveris as her father in the new production of Fun Home. Joan Marcus hide caption

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Broadway Passes The Bechdel Test With 'Fun Home'

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Day After Day Alan Parsons

African migrants climb the fence that separates Morocco from the Spanish enclave of Ceuta in North Africa in February. Those who make it into Ceuta have reached Spanish — and European Union — soil. Their fate often depends on the country they came from. Some are deported, while others can apply for political asylum or for the status of economic migrant. Reduan/EPA/Landov hide caption

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The Fences Where Spain And Africa Meet

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Hovering the Dry Sea Trey Gunn
Bedrock Jae Sinnett

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New Asian Development Bank Seen As Sign Of China's Growing Influence

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