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After Clashes With Migrants Along Border, Macedonia Begins Letting Some Refugees In

In recent months, Macedonia has tried to control the recent influx of migrants — many of them fleeing violence in Syria and Afghanistan.
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Gunman On French Train Wounds 3; Americans Among Passengers Who Subdued Him

Authorities say a gunman opened fire aboard a high-speed Amsterdam-to-Paris train. They say the suspect is a Moroccan, 26.
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Ultra-Orthodox In Israel: Keeping Cool While Keeping Customs

Even in this month's 90-degree heat, ultra-Orthodox Jews stay loyal to their traditional attire: heavy, long skirts for women and dark suits and fedoras for men. Air conditioning helps.
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For Kazakhstan's LGBT Community, A Struggle For Recognition And Rights

The country's failed bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics disappointed LGBT activists. They'd hoped global attention would lead to greater tolerance in a country where they live in a "state of fear."
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Airstrikes In Southwest Yemen Prompt Appeals From Aid Groups

An airstrike has killed dozens of civilians in the city of Taiz, Yemen. Aid groups are calling on the Saudi-backed coalition and the Houthi rebels on the ground to stop attacking civilian targets.
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North And South Korea Exchange Fire Across Border

Tensions between North and South Korea have been rising. This week the North fired a rocket across the demilitarized zone separating the two countries. The South responded with dozens of shells.
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Le Pen Expelled From French National Front

Jean Marie Le Pen, longtime leader of France's far-right political party, has been ousted after a feud with his daughter, the current party leader.
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U.S.: Islamic State's Deputy Leader Killed In Airstrike

Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, described as running the finance, media, operations and logistics wings of ISIS, was killed on Tuesday near Mosul, U.S. officials say.
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#NPRreads: Decision-Making, And China's Corporate Culture Shock

Also this week: Two years after her husband choked to death, a producer for Morning Edition relates a journey of heartbreak and humor.
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Banksy's 'Dismaland' Living Up To Its Name With Ticket Debacle

The graffiti artist's darkly themed art show in England spurred wild demand for tickets, causing the website to crash. Now people are wondering if the confusion is all part of the show.

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