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Egypt Deploys A Submarine To Search For EgyptAir Flight Data Recorders

Egypt's president says the submarine is heading to the area where the plane went down on Thursday. He cautions that determining what caused the crash could take "a lot of time."
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How Effective Is The Peace Program That Pays Taliban To Leave The Fight?

A program in Afghanistan that was meant to promote peace is under review. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Douglas Keh of the UN Development Program about the success the program.
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Afghan Government Says Taliban Leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour Killed By U.S. Airstrike

The Afghan government says that a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan has killed the leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour.
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Are Indians Turning To The 'Supernatural' In Subterranean Search For Water?

More than 330 million Indians are desperate for water, leading some to rely on an ancient — and unproven — method to find it underground.
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U.S. Targets Taliban Leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour In An Airstrike

The Pentagon says they're studying the results of the attack, which occurred along Afghanistan-Pakistan border, to determine the Mansour's fate.
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The Delicate Task Of Restoring One Of The World's Oldest Libraries

After a four-year restoration, Morocco is poised to reopen the Qarawiyyin Library, founded more than a millennium ago by a pioneering woman and home to some of the earliest works of Islam.
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Austrian Far-Right Party Plays On Fear Of Criminal Migrants In Campaigns

Voters in Austria choose a new president in an election Sunday. It could deliver the first significant victory for far-right, anti-migrant parties that have been growing in strength across Europe.
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EgyptAir Debris Photos Released As Crash Investigation Continues

The Egyptian military released photos Saturday of debris recovered from the missing EgyptAir plane. New communications from the plane have also emerged.
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Terrorism Or Mechanical Failure? Here Are The Clues Investigators Look For

Some blamed terrorism for the EgyptAir crash, though no group has claimed responsibility. Juan Zarate of the Center for Strategic and International Studies explains what investigators look for.
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Kenya Threatens To Close Refugee Camp

The Dadaab camp has been home for decades to hundreds of thousands of Somalis who fled violence in their homeland. But Kenya says the camp breeds terrorists.

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