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Young Migrants, Some Arriving Without Parents, Seek A Safe Place

In Munich last weekend, 195 children seeking asylum showed up alone. The growing number of unaccompanied minors presents a special challenge to German authorities, who generally don't deport children.
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Previous Papal Visits Changed Little, But Cubans Hopeful For Pope Francis

John Paul II urged openness during his 1998 tour of the island, but progress has been slow in the 17 years since. Pope Francis, who helped reopen U.S. relations, arrives next week.

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E.U. Countries Consider Proposed Refugee Quotas Ahead Of Debate

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Dimitris Avramopoulos, European commissioner for migration, home affairs and citizenship, about proposals to confront the migrant crisis in Europe.
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Parish In Vienna Welcomes Refugees Ahead Of Pope's Plea

NPR's Audie Cornish interviews Rev. Peter Schipka, general secretary of the Austrian Bishops Conference, about the Pope's call for parishes to take in refugees. His parish welcomed refugees in June.
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Republicans To Democrats On Iran Nuclear Deal: You Own This

The White House and Democratic allies on Capitol Hill appear to have rebuffed Republican attempts to derail the Iran nuclear deal. Now, Republicans are saying to them: you own it.
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Switzerland To Announce Winner Of National Anthem Contest

Switzerland wants a new anthem, and its multiyear contest to pick a replacement ends this weekend. NPR takes a look at the finalists.
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Week In Politics: Outsider Presidential Candidates, Joe Biden On 'Colbert'

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times.
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'Serial Rebel' Jeremy Corbyn Expected To Win Labour Party Leadership

The British Labour Party is choosing its next leader who will go head-to-head with Prime Minister David Cameron in Parliament. Frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn is not exactly considered mainstream.
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Serena Williams' Grand Slam Quest Ends With Loss To Roberta Vinci

Serena Williams will not be playing for a grand slam Saturday in the women's singles final. She lost to Roberta Vinci in three sets in the U.S Open semifinal Friday.
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U.S. Diplomatic Hopes Fade As Russia Provides More Support To Syrian Regime

Russia is doubling down on its support for the Syrian regime, as the U.S. tries to revive a diplomatic track. NPR explores how the U.S. has misread Russia all these years.

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