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Macedonia Declares State Of Emergency To Block Surge Of Migrants

Macedonia has been a hub for migrants traveling through Greece to more affluent European Union nations. Many people are escaping the violence in Syria.
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Iran Lobbying Battle Heats Up On The Airwaves

Lawmakers have left Washington, D.C., for August recess, but intense lobbying over the Iran nuclear deal followed them home.
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How Well Do War And Women's Health Mix?

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Col. Anne Naclerio, a medical doctor with the Army, about the simple steps that can be taken to help women before and during deployment to war zones.
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Up In Northeastern Turkey, The Whistles Of A Secret Language

Onur Guentuerkuen, a biological psychologist at Bochum University in Germany, has studied the Turkish whistling language. It can be understood up to almost four miles away.
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Greek Prime Minister Resigns To Pave Way For New Elections

After less than seven months in office, the Greek prime minister announced Thursday he will resign to pave the way for early elections on September 20.
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U.N. Criticizes Saudi-Backed Operations In Yemen, But U.S. Stays Silent

The United Nations and others in the international community are increasing their criticism of Saudi-backed operations in Yemen, but the U.S. is still backing its ally.
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Weather Complaints Affirmed: NOAA Says July Was Hottest Month Globally On Record

Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration report that July had the highest average temperatures since records have been kept.
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Preventing Armageddon: The Economic Hurdles Of Asteroid Defense

Some scientists say we should be doing more to protect the Earth from asteroids. The technical issues are relatively easy, but the economics of asteroid defense are much harder.
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Small Time Smuggler Helps Migrants Reach Greece On The Cheap

NPR meets a man who helps smuggle Iraqi migrants from Turkey to Greece. The journey is dangerous, and paying the fee does not guarantee the migrants will make it to their destination.
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France's Le Pen Forced Out Of Far-Right Party He Founded

The long-time head of France's anti-immigration National Front was expelled at the behest of his daughter, the party's current president, following remarks he made downplaying the Holocaust.

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