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French Authorities Still Investigating Nice Attacker's Motivation

Authorities are piecing together details on the suspect who killed more than 84 people with a 20-ton truck. At the same time, questions persist about security.
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Turkey Says 6,000 People Have Been Detained After Failed Coup

Turkey's justice minister also called on the United States to stop protecting a cleric living in Pennsylvania who has been accused by the Turkish government of orchestrating the coup.
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Crisis Looms In Aleppo As Troops Cut Off Last Road To Rebel-Held Areas

Losing this crucial supply line means that rebel-held areas of the Syrian city are completely cut off. Now, supplies are dwindling and activists are sounding alarms about a humanitarian crisis.
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Documentary: Blind Grandmother Gets Back Sight Stolen By Cataracts

Cataracts are the No. 1 cause of blindness. In the West, a simple surgery can reverse the vision loss. An HBO documentary looks at the effort to do the same for people in the developing world.
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Turkey Still On Edge After Attempted Coup

The Turkish prime minister said at least 265 people died in an attempted military coup on Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who appears back in control and has promised to punish coup plotters.
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Who Is Behind The Coup In Turkey?

The coup in Turkey failed but the country is far from stable. The president accuses a religious leader in the U.S. of involvement. Al Jazeera's Abderrahim Foukara talks about the next steps in Turkey.
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Amid Mourning In Nice, Residents Look For Ways To Pitch In

Hospitals in Nice, France are full of grieving and angry families following the Bastille Day attack. But residents are lining up to give blood and filling flower shops.
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Pakistani Social Media Star Strangled In Apparent 'Honor' Killing

Qandeel Baloch, one of Pakistan's most provocative personalities, who's known for controversial social media posts, has been killed. Police say her brother strangled her and is now on the run.
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Why Is A Cleric In The Poconos Accused Of Fomenting Turkey's Coup Attempt?

Turkey's president named an elderly, reclusive cleric, Fethullah Gulen, as the man behind the uprising. But Gulen, who used to be a close to the president, denied any role.
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#NPRreads: Turn Up The Volume This Weekend With These 3 Great Reads

Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

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