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World

A look at the impact of delivering aid to Turkey and Syria through Dubai's global hub

A 1.5 million square-ft. zone of Dubai known as International Humanitarian City is the world's largest aid hub, with warehouses for U.N. agencies, Red Cross and Red Crescent organizations and others.

During Biden's 2022 State of the Union address, Ukraine's ambassador to the United States, Oksana Markarova, received a lengthy bipartisan standing ovation. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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In 2022, Ukraine was a rallying cry in the State of the Union. In 2023, not so much

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A look at the impact of delivering aid to Turkey and Syria through Dubai's global hub

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Middle East

NPR asks Iran's foreign minister about anti-government protests and global relations

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NPR asks Iran's foreign minister about anti-government protests and global relations

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy (left) and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak meet Ukrainian troops being trained to operate Challenger 2 tanks at a military facility in Lulworth, Dorset, England, on Wednesday. Andrew Matthews/Pool via AP hide caption

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Ukraine invasion — explained

Why Zelenskyy visited the U.K. nearly 1 year into Russia's war on Ukraine

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Why Zelenskyy visited the U.K. nearly 1 year into Russia's war on Ukraine

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