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Protesters Want Action On Organized Crime In Palestinian-Majority Parts Of Israel

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Sahar Nowrouzzadeh speaking at an event at Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center. A report released by the State Department's Inspector General on Thursday found that Nowrouzzadeh was improperly removed from her government post after articles attempting to smear her appeared on conservative websites. Benn Craig /Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center hide caption

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Watchdog Report: Trump Official Punished Public Servant Over Her Iranian Heritage

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Satellite imagery from Nov. 13 shows rows of airplanes in Wonsan, North Korea. Planet Labs Inc. hide caption

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North Korea Seen Lining Up Military Aircraft For Possible Show

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The Worst Flood In More Than 50 Years Has Submerged Venice

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Bolivia Must Decide On New Leader After President Flees To Mexico For Asylum

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Liliana Segre waves at the end of a meeting with students in Milan, Italy, in 2018. For decades, Segre, 89, was reluctant to discuss her time in the Auschwitz concentration camp. But in the 1990s, she began speaking to schoolchildren throughout Italy about the Holocaust. Luca Bruno/AP hide caption

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Italian Holocaust Survivor Faces Threats After Calling For Investigation Into Hate

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Armenian Americans march in Los Angeles on April 24 during an annual commemoration of the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians under the Ottoman Empire. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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House Rebukes Turkey With Votes On Sanctions, Armenian Genocide

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Syrians React To Death Of ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

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In Chile, Chaotic Public Demonstrations Are Being Met By Armed Security Forces

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Repercussions Of The U.S. Withdrawal From Syria For The Kurdish Region Of Iraq

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Nabia Drammeh, 27, a nurse, talks with Maram Ceesay, and her granddaughter, Awa at the Brufut Minor Health Center outside of Banjul, the capital of the Gambia. Awa's mother passed away during childbirth leaving Maram to look after her. The 2-year-old is being treated for pneumonia. Samantha Reinders for NPR hide caption

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Fighting Pain Without Opioids: How One Nurse In The Gambia Does It

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What The U.S. Withdrawal From Syria Looks Like From The Ground

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Smoke from burning cars rises in Culiacán, Mexico, on Thursday, after an intense gunfight between security forces and gunmen linked to the Sinaloa drug cartel. Hector Parra/AP hide caption

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Massive Gun Battle Erupts In Mexico Over Son Of Drug Kingpin 'El Chapo'

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Smoke rises from the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain on Friday amid Turkey's military operation against Kurdish forces. Ozan Kose/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Pentagon Says U.S. Troop Position In Syria Came Under Fire From Turkish Incursion

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks with journalists in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Thursday. Efrem Lukatsky/AP hide caption

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After Trump Call, Ukraine's Zelenskiy Gambles On Russia Peace Push Without U.S. Help

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Grandmother Maria Jose holds her twin granddaughters Heloisa (right) and Heloa Barbosa, both born with microcephaly, during their one-year birthday party on April 16, 2017, in Areia, Paraiba state, Brazil. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Aibota Zhanibek was born in China and now lives in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Members of her family, who are Muslim ethnic Kazakhs, have been detained in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang. Emily Feng/NPR hide caption

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'Illegal Superstition': China Jails Muslims For Practicing Islam, Relatives Say

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The parts of the scroll were scanned using shortwave-infrared hyperspectral imaging. A. Tournié, Centre de Recherche sur la Conservation hide caption

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Ancient Greek Scroll's Hidden Contents Revealed Through Infrared Imaging

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Indian spiritual and political leader Mohandas Gandhi circa 1935. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Gandhi Is Deeply Revered, But His Attitudes On Race And Sex Are Under Scrutiny

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Cui Tiankai, China's Ambassador to the U.S., at NPR in Washington, D.C. Mhari Shaw/NPR hide caption

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China's Ambassador To U.S. Reflects On 70 Years Of Communist Party Rule

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Corn from a fall harvest in Guatemala. John Seaton Callahan/Getty Images hide caption

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In Guatemala, A Bad Year For Corn — And For U.S. Aid

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