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U.N. Bases Turn Into Cities For Desperate And Displaced In South Sudan

Two years ago, the United Nations made a spur-of-the-moment decision to open its bases to hundreds of thousands who sought refuge from war. Today, those bases resemble permanent communities.
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China's Internet Forum May Provide A Peek At Its Cyber-Ambitions

China is hosting an international summit touting its vision of an orderly, government-controllable Internet. But China's prospects for exporting its censorship-heavy model overseas don't look bright.
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Afghanistan Security Situation Deteriorated In 2015, Pentagon Report Says

The new report says there was an uptick in Taliban attacks and casualties among Afghan forces. It also says ISIS is becoming a greater threat in that country.
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A SkyMall For Farmers Would Have Fish Bubblers And Poop-Powered Coolers

A milk chiller run on manure. A sun-powered pond aerator. These are some of the creative ideas that could change the game for the world's poorest farmers.
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France's Le Pen Acquitted Of Inciting Hatred In Muslim Comments

Marine Le Pen, the head of the far-right National Front party, has been cleared of charges that she incited hatred when she compared Muslim street prayers to the Nazi occupation.
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Peace Talks Begin In Switzerland As Cease-Fire Kicks Off In Yemen

The warring parties — including the current government, the Houthis and supporters of the former president — are in Biel for U.N.-backed talks.
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In Russia, Secretary Kerry Looks For 'Real Progress' Over Syria

Ahead of planned peace talks, Secretary of State John Kerry was trying to put the U.S. and Russia on the same page with regards to the future of President Bashar Assad.
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Moscow To Install Wi-FI In Its Cemeteries

The first graveyards to be wired have some pretty famous residents, and visitors will be able to read about the people buried there.
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Are Americans Convinced Obama's Strategy Against ISIS Is Working?

President Obama says ISIS is rapidly losing ground in Iraq and Syria. David Greene talks to Democratic adviser Bruce Jentleson about whether the president is succeeding in assuaging Americans' fears.
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Violence Escalates In Burundi; U.S Citizens Urged To Leave

Violence in the tiny African nation of Burundi has killed scores of people in recent days. Is it new ethnic bloodbath or lingering political tension over the president's decision to seek a third term?

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