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White House: We Should Have Sent 'Higher-Profile' Official To Paris

The Obama administration was criticized for not sending a high-ranking official to a unity rally in Paris. The British, German, Israeli and Palestinian leaders were all at the march.
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World Leaders March In Solidarity With French Terror Attack Victims

More than 40 world leaders linked arms and led the unity march in Paris. It was a chance to honor the victims of the violent attacks that have shaken that city and commanded the world's attention.
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Stealing Oil Is Easy, Selling It On The International Market Isn't

To steal oil, lots of people need to be in on it: small time crooks and criminal bosses, the owners of oil tankers, corrupt officials and even traders in the United States looking the other way.
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Investigators Focus On 4 Suspects In Paris Terrorist Attacks

U.S. officials are looking into, among other things, the veracity of the gunmen's claims that the so-called Islamic State and al-Qaida were behind the attacks.
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In Haiti, Politics And An Earthquake Anniversary Collide

It's been five years since an earthquake devastated Haiti. Meanwhile, opposition lawmakers are blocking a compromise that would avert the dissolution of Parliament and the president ruling by decree.
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After Terrorist Attacks Stun France, Scores Turn Out For March

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Paris on Sunday in a show of unity and defiance after deadly terrorist attacks in the French capital. The day ended in the city's main synagogue.
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Boko Haram Uses Girls As Suicide Bombers, Reports Say

There's been a chilling development in an ongoing insurgency in northeastern Nigeria. Islamist militants, known as Boko Haram, are utilizing a new type of suicide bomber: young girls.
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World Leaders Join Thousands For Peace Rally In Paris

Hundreds of thousands of people marched in the French capital and other cities Sunday in a demonstration of unity and defiance following the Paris terror attacks.
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Recovering From Disaster, Haiti Faces A New Crisis

Monday marks the fifth year since a powerful earthquake devastated Haiti's capital. It's also the deadline for a political crisis that may leave Haiti in electoral limbo. NPR's Arun Rath checks in with reporter Carrie Kahn .
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Sri Lanka's Transition Of Power Maybe Not So Peaceful After All

When President Mahinda Rajapaksa lost in last week's elections, he said he looked forward to "the peaceful transition of power." But the new government says he tried for a last-minute power grab.

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