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Clearing Of MH17 Debris Begins In Eastern Ukraine

The Boeing 777 that crashed over the area on July 17, killing nearly 289 aboard, is widely believed to have been downed by a Russian-built, rebel-operated surface-to-air missile battery.

Nigerian Army Retakes Chibok, Home Of Kidnapped Schoolgirls

A day after reports that Boko Haram militants had captured the town where they abducted hundreds of schoolgirls in April, the government says it has regained control of the northeastern city.

Female Afghan Lawmaker Survives Suicide Bomb Attack

Shukria Barakzai, an ally of newly elected President Ashraf Ghani who has fought for women's rights, was only slightly wounded in the attack.

G20 Leaders Pledge Growth, Threaten More Sanctions On Russia

The meeting wrapped up with a pledge to grow global output by 2.1 percent in the next five years, but Russia's President Vladimir Putin got the cold shoulder.

Putin Leaves G-20 Meeting As Leaders Meet On Ukraine

Leaders who attended the G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia head home after mixed results. Correspondent Mara Liasson speaks to NPR's Rachel Martin about President Obama's overseas trip.

In A Back-And-Forth Battle, An Iraqi Town Splits On Ethnic Lines

When the Islamic State seized the town of Zumar, the Kurds fled. Now Kurdish fighters have taken control, and it's the Arabs who have been driven out. Is this the future of Iraq?

ISIS Issues Video Showing Beheading Of American Aid Worker

The self-declared Islamic State released a new video Sunday that shows the beheading of hostage Peter Kassig, who was kidnapped in Syria last year.

Questions Linger Regarding Bodies Of 43 Mexican Students

The apparent discovery of the bodies of 43 Mexican students caused nationwide uproar and protests. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mexican journalist Enrique Acevedo about the reaction to the discovery.

Ebola-Infected Doctor Arrives In Nebraska For Treatment

Dr. Martin Salia, who got the virus while working in Sierra Leone, is said to be sicker than some of the other patients who have been successfully treated for the disease in the U.S.

Boko Haram Seizes Town That Is Home To Kidnapped Schoolgirls

The rebel group that abducted nearly 300 girls in April has captured the town where they were taken, dashing faint hopes that a cease-fire deal with the government could still be salvaged.