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Turkey Launches Bombing Campaign Against ISIS, PKK Bases

Turkey began bombing campaigns over Iraq and Syria and arrested hundreds of people suspected of having ties to the Islamic State, also known ISIS. Turkey also is targeting more than the Islamic State.
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Moderate Muslims Counter ISIS Propaganda With Their Own Media Strategy

The Indiana-based group Reclamation Studios is hosting conversations online and posting a series of videos refuting the Islamic State ideology that they say has hijacked their faith.
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Obama Talks Candidly About Flaws In Kenya's Society

On a trip to Kenya, a first for a sitting president, Barack Obama took advantage of his heritage. The first Kenyan-American president wrestled with tension between his office and family obligations.
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After Court Ruling, 3 Immigration Detention Centers Could Close

Thousands of Central American families claiming asylum in the U.S. have been detained. A federal district court judge ruled that 3 facilities that hold these families aren't meeting legal standards.
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Career Diplomat Jeffrey DeLaurentis Is Charge D'Affaires In Havana

It's been a week since the U.S. and Cuba reopened their embassies in each other's capitals. Next up will be appointing ambassadors. Until then, Jeffrey DeLaurentis is the U.S.'s man in Havana.
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A Day Of Triumph In A Time Of Change: Cuba's High Holiday Explained

It's been 62 years since Fidel Castro launched the attack that began the Cuban revolution, and the country still marks the date. As tensions cool with the U.S., what does July 26 mean to Cubans today?
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Lebanon Evicted Syrians From A Refugee Camp; They Refused To Go

Tensions are rising between the flood of refugees and the Lebanese, who fear that the camps will become a drain on the country's resources. "We don't have anyplace to go," is one Syrian's cry.
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British Cyclist Chris Froome Wins Tour De France

The 30-year-old repeats his 2013 victory, beating back a late-stage attack by Colombian Nairo Quintana.
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Syria's Assad Admits Setbacks In Civil War, But Vows To Win

Speaking in a televised address in Damascus, Assad promised: "We will resist and we will win."
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Judge In Mexico Orders Prison Officials Detained In 'El Chapo' Escape

Joaquin Guzman slipped out of his cell on July 11, via an underground tunnel. He is believed to have had inside help in the jailbreak.

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