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Serbia Arrests 8 Accused Of Direct Roles In 1995 Srebrenica Massacre

War crimes prosecutors ordered what are said to be the first arrests in Serbia of direct participants in Europe's worst atrocity since World War II.
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A Nuclear Deal With Iran Could Increase Global Oil Glut

The price of oil has plummeted as a glut of crude sits idle in tankers and in storage. And more oil could be on the way if a nuclear deal removes the caps on Iranian oil exports.
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Report Cites Abuses By Iraqi Militias

Human Rights Watch offers new photographic and video evidence that shows Iraqi militias looting property and burning homes and villages of Sunni civilians in areas formerly controlled by ISIS.
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Netanyahu Emerges With Victory In Israeli Election

Benjamin Netanyahu's center-right Likud party has won at least a five-seat victory over its principal rival, the center-left Zionist Union. If he succeeds in forming a coalition government, Netanyahu would begin a historic fourth term as prime minister of Israel.
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A Syrian Photographer's Life In Civil War

Saeed al Batal is a Syrian who has witnessed the destruction of his country, city and most recently, his home over the last four years. He is among the millions whose lives have been changed forever by the civil war there. He tells us what daily life is like inside Syria.
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Netanyahu Defeats Center-Left Rival In Israel's Parliamentary Election

If he succeeds in forming a coalition government Netanyahu would begin a historic fourth term as prime minister of Israel.
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Breast-Feeding Boosts Chances Of Success, Study In Brazil Finds

A study that followed more than 3,000 babies into adulthood found those who were breast-fed had slightly higher IQ test scores, stayed in school longer and earned more money as adults.
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U.S. Loses Control Of Drone Over Syria

The Syrian government said it shot down the drone. A Pentagon official said though it wasn't clear that had happened, the claim was being investigated.
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Tea Tuesdays: South America Runs On Yerba Mate

Legend has it the moon gifted this drink to the Guaraní people of South America. It was banned by the colonial government. The Jesuits made it their most profitable crop. Oh, and the pope drinks it.
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Netanyahu Hopes To Win 4th Term In Israeli Election

Polls are now closed in Israel's parliamentary elections. NPR's Emily Harris says that voter turnout was a little higher than expected Tuesday.

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