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Iraqi families displaced from the areas of Hawija and Hamrin in northern Iraq traveled to Kirkuk governorate in search of safety on Aug. 31. Thousands continue to flee ISIS-held areas. Marwan Ibrahim/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Noose Tightens Around ISIS In Iraq, Civilians Flee Hunger And Cold

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Syrian pro-government forces and residents gather at the site of suicide bombings in the area of a revered Shiite shrine on the outskirts of Damascus, on Sunday. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for bombings that killed at least 45 people. Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian Drownings Hover Over U.N. Peace Talks

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A Danish policeman checks passengers' identity papers on a train arriving from Germany on Jan. 6. Officials say the small country is overwhelmed by the number of refugees seeking asylum. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Denmark's Mixed Message For Refugees

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Christina Dimakou (right), a 30-year-old lawyer, works on the Greek island of Lesbos as a guardian for refugee and migrant children who travel alone. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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Greek Guardian Leaves Law To Help Aid Migrant Children

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'I'm Still Here': NPR Reporter On Trying To Reconnect With Syrian Refugee

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Iranian-American Released In Prisoner Exchange Criticizes His Treatment

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Freed Journalist Jason Rezaian Thanks Colleagues At 'Washington Post'

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After Lifting Of Sanctions, Iran's President Brings Trade Mission To France

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A view from Earth of a slender crescent moon in close proximity to the two brightest planets in the sky, Venus and Jupiter. Justin Lane/epa/Corbis hide caption

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Track Jupiter's Path Like An Ancient Babylonian

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French President Francois Hollande (left) greets Iranian President Hassan Rouhani before a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Thursday. Rouhani's visit to Europe this week has been accompanied by numerous business deals announced by Iran and European companies. Peugeot-Citroen said Thursday it was returning to Iran to build cars with an Iranian automaker. Christophe Ena/AP hide caption

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During European Trip, Iran's President Stops In France

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The Iranian private airline Mahan Air uses Airbus planes, like the one pictured here at Yemen's Sanaa airport in 2015. Tehran is in talks with Airbus to buy more than 100 additional passenger planes. Hani Mohammed/AP hide caption

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As Sanctions On Iran Are Lifted, Many U.S. Business Restrictions Remain

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Iran's President Meets The Pope On Start Of European Tour

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