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Hong Kong Activists Protest China's Control Of Leadership Vote

People in the former British colony are angered that a vote for the territory's next chief executive will be from a list of candidates hand-pickled by Beijing.
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Putin Calls For Talks To Consider Statehood For Southeastern Ukraine

The Russian leader said "substantive, meaningful talks" were needed to decide the outcome in the region, while a spokesman clarified that the region should remain part of Ukraine.
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Iraqi Forces Reportedly Enter Besieged Northern City Of Amerli

The town of Amerli, which includes some 20,000 Shiite Turkmen, has been surrounded by Sunni Islamic State fighters for two months.
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Ebola Prevention Supplies Running Short In Liberia

Liberia is the country hardest hit by the Ebola virus outbreak. Aid is trickling in, but it is not enough. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks to Wall Street Journal reporter Drew Hinshaw in the capital, Monrovia.
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U.S. Launches Airstrikes To Help Aid Reach Iraqi Town

On Sunday, Iraqi and Kurdish forces entered the town of Amerli in the north of Iraq, after it had been under siege for two months by the Islamic State.
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Miami Struggles To Embrace Unaccompanied Immigrants

School districts are beginning to cope with the recent influx of new students from Central America. Many have little education and most are just beginning to learn English.
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Syrian Crisis Complicates U.S.-Iran Nuclear Talks

Iran has announced that it is providing weapons to Kurdish forces to fight the Islamic State. Linda Wertheimer talks to Karim Sadjadpour of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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Open Elections Ruled Out In Hong Kong; Potential Showdown Looms

China's legislature is limiting reforms in Hong Kong, drawing battle lines in what opposition groups warned would be clashing visions of the political future of the region and of China.
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Turkey Is Major Transit Route For Islamic State Fighters

Militant fighters are crossing into Syria through Turkey and public criticism of Turkey is growing louder. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to the Financial Times' Istanbul correspondent, Daniel Dombey.
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Ukraine Crisis Casts Long Shadow Over NATO Summit

The fighting in Ukraine is likely to dominate the upcoming NATO summit in Wales. The newest members want NATO to do more to counter Russia's moves, including supplying weapons and intelligence.

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