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French Men Attracted To 'Anti-System Utopia' In Drive To Join ISIS

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Myriam Benraad, a researcher at Sciences Po University, who has studied the recruitment of young French men by terrorist organizations. She says ISIS has a powerful message that resonates with different people for different reasons.
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Hizmet Movement Accused Of Influencing Coup Attempt In Turkey

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Joshua Hendrick, professor of sociology at Loyola University and author of the book Gulen: The Ambiguous Politics of Market Islam in Turkey and the World, about Fethullah Gulen and the Hizmet movement in Turkey.
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Despite Heightened Security, France Struggles To Cope With Terrorism

The vacation city of Nice has hundreds of police surveillance cameras posted across the city. But that didn't stop Thursday's truck attack that killed 84 people and injured more than 200. Security officials in France are struggling to find the right way to counter lone-wolf attacks and make people feel safe.
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Secretary Of State John Kerry To Host Conference On Fighting ISIS

Secretary of State John Kerry is holding a conference this week on countering ISIS. Syrian opposition figures say he's making a mistake by working closely with Russia.
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Turkey Latest: Extradition, Crackdowns And Dismissals

Fethullah Gulen, a former ally of Turkey's president, is accused of inciting the failed military takeover that left some 230 people dead and led to thousands of arrests and dismissals.
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Report: Russia Used 'Mouse Hole' To Swap Urine Samples Of Olympic Athletes

At the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, the Russians traded dirty urine samples for clean ones by passing them through a hole drilled into the wall of the anti-doping lab, according to an official report.
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'Honor Killings' Are A Global Problem — And Often Invisible

The murder of the social media star Qandeel Baloch is not a Pakistani problem. So-called "honor killings" happen all over the world. Activists are trying to stop them.
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QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About War And Food?

Weapons have always been a central part of warfare. But humans have turned to another source of power as well: food. Take our quiz to test your knowledge about war and food.
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The Smoggy Seas: Cargo Ships Bring Pollution, Health Risks

Eight of the 10 busiest ports are in East Asia. A new study shows how the growing number of cargo ships are polluting the air and threatening health.
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Tour Bus Bursts Into Flames In Taiwan, Killing 26 People

Twenty-four of the people onboard were from China. Taiwanese media quoted officials as saying it is the country's deadliest incident involving tourists from mainland China.

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