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Obama Urges Iraqis To Form Inclusive Government

The White House believes a unified government could counter Sunni extremists of the Islamic State. But that has proven to be difficult, as Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki tries to cling to power.
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It's Sunrise In London And Time For A Rave

The sun is just peeking over the rooftops and the main drink is coffee, not alcohol. But that hasn't kept Londoners from a popular morning rave that's rapidly spread to cities around the world.
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The Man Who Might Be Iraq's Next Prime Minister

Haider al-Abadi, a prominent politician for the past decade, has been nominated as prime minister. But a potential confrontation looms with Nouri al-Maliki, the man who's had the job for eight years.
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Graphic Warnings: Ebola Posters Keep The Virus On People's Minds

Sierra Leone is at the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak. To help stop the virus, health workers are putting up Ebola awareness posters around the country. One doctor explains why they're so graphic.
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A Witness To Iraq's Yazidi Exodus

The heart of Iraq's refugee crisis lies in the country's north, where the Yazidi people, a religious minority, are fleeing the approach of Islamic State militants.
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'Calling All Fans': Korean Pop Invasion Rallies Americans In LA

Korean pop music, or "K-pop," is gathering popularity in the U.S. There's no better place to see that on display than KCON, an annual K-pop festival in downtown Los Angeles.
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Turmoil At The Top Raises The Specter Of A Coup In Baghdad

Vivian Salama of the Associated Press joins Melissa Block to talk about the latest developments in Iraq — including a power struggle in Baghdad and the U.S. response to dangers facing Kurdish and Yazidi peoples.
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WATCH: Rescue Mission In Iraq Leaves Everyone Onboard In Tears

New footage shows dramatic operations to help people stranded in mountains in northern Iraq. As people flee militants, the Pentagon says its airstrikes have slowed but not stopped the Islamic State.
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Someday, Afghanistan Will Get A New President

The presidential election has dragged on for months and it's still not clear who the winner is or when he will take office. NPR's Sean Carberry takes a firsthand look at the slow-motion vote count.
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In Nicaragua, Explaining A Complicated Peace

NPR's Eyder Peralta is on the road in Nicaragua for the next two weeks, using our tumblr to try to explain why this country has remained peaceful while its neighbors are besieged by violent crime.

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