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Syrian refugee Monzer Omar, 34, was recently reunited with his family in Germany. Wife Walaa Ahmed, 26, holds 14-month-old Lossin. Omar holds Lamar (left), age 4, and Lojain, 2. Esme Nicholson/NPR hide caption

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In Germany, A Syrian Refugee Is Reunited With His Family

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In Venezuela, Supreme Court Takes Over Congress

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In West Mosul, American Medical Volunteers Try To Save Lives Near Frontlines

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Defense Secretary Expresses Concern Over Russian Support For Taliban

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Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., speaks at a press conference on Capitol Hill on Jan. 31. Waters called for an investigation into Trump administration ties to Russia. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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A van believed to be carrying the body of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, leaves the forensics wing of a hospital in Kuala Lumpur Thursday. Malaysia released the body along with men who had been questioned over Kim's death. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Venezuela In Political Crisis After Supreme Court Takes Over Legislature

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Devastated Neighborhoods Left Behind As ISIS Is Forced From Mosul

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As Mistefa Bedevi sings, 1-year-old Mirhat mimics performance poses, holding his hand over his ear. Gokce Saracoglu for NPR hide caption

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In Turkey, Kurdish Singers Keep Traditional Music Alive

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Presidential candidate Luka Maksimovic, known as Beli, a 25-year-old satirist, campaigns in the Serbian town of Mladenovac on March 21. Andrej Isakovic/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Serbia's Election, The Comedian Is A Serious Contender

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Venezuelan National Assembly President Julio Borges rips up a Supreme Court ruling allowing magistrates to take over congressional duties, during a news conference at the National Assembly in Caracas on Thursday. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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