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A sampling of dishes served at United Noshes dinner parties. From left: feta-stuffed peppers from Greece; noodles in cold broth from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (better known as North Korea); mojitos from Cuba; grilled quail with chili-ginger marinade from Congo. Courtesy of Laura Hadden hide caption

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United Noshes: Dinner Party Aims To Eat Its Way Through Global Cuisine

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Anthony Banbury (second from left) just completed his final tour of West Africa before stepping down as the head of U.N.'s Ebola mission. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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U.N.'s Anthony Banbury: Zero Cases Of Ebola Is The Only Option

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Raphael Lemkin is the Polish lawyer and linguist who coined the term "genocide" — and dedicated his life to making genocide recognized as a crime. Copyright by Arthur Leipzig /Courtesy of Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York hide caption

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The Man Who Coined 'Genocide' Spent His Life Trying To Stop It

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U.N. representatives for Venezuela, including Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez, right, celebrate after being elected to a two year term as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council on Thursday. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Islamic State flags on the Mullah Abdullah bridge in southern Kirkuk earlier this week. A U.N. report says the extremist group has perpetrated possible war crimes and crimes against humanity. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Five ambulances, donated by the U.S. to help combat Ebola, are lined up after a ceremony attended by Sierra Leone's president, Ernest Bai Koroma, in Freetown on Sept. 10. Michael Duff/AP hide caption

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Promised Help To Fight Ebola Arriving At 'Speed Of A Turtle'

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"I want to grow up and become a police. But I need to study in a good school for that. I want to become a police to protect the country." - Fiza, 13 (India) Courtesy of Nike Foundation hide caption

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Watch out, Congress: Girl Up activists came to the nation's capital in June to lobby for issues affecting girls in the developing world. From left, Alexandra Leone (New Hope, Pa.), Grace Peters (Flemington, N.J.), Aklesiya Dejene (Chicago), Isabella Gonzalez and Erika Hiple (Stockton, N.J.) Ryan Kellman /NPR hide caption

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Palestinian Saeb Afana, 12, stands on the edge of a large crater from an Israeli missile strike that destroyed several graves, as he carries flowers at a cemetery in Gaza City on Monday. Lefteris Pitarakis/AP hide caption

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