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Cease-Fire Goes Into Effect In Yemen

The 72-hour pause in hostilities was brokered by the United Nations in an effort to allow humanitarian workers to deliver badly needed aid.

Amid A Struggling Economy, Cuban Real Estate Is Booming

Havana apartments with a Caribbean view run in the hundreds of thousands. Some houses are being sold for as much as $1 million. The real estate rush is on.

With Oil Prices Down, Saudi Arabia Turns To The Bond Market For The First Time

Long synonymous with wealth and luxury, the desert kingdom is looking for ways to plug a growing budget deficit.
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Where And How The U.S. Military Is Fighting Islamist Insurgencies

There are 5,000 U.S. troops in Iraq. Some are on the front lines in the battle to re-take Mosul from the Islamic State in what could be a grueling campaign. A look at where and how U.S. troops are deployed in the fight against Islamist insurgencies.


David Petraeus On The Complexities Of Re-Taking And Stabilizing Mosul

The fight to regain Mosul from ISIS could take weeks or longer. Steve Inskeep talks to retired General David Petraeus about what Iraqi forces are contending with in Iraq's second largest city.

French Officials Will Try Again To Dismantle Refugee Camp

U.K. officials accepted another small group of young people from a refugee camp in the northern French port city of Calais. A French court ruled the government can proceed with demolishing the camp.

Should Mosul Residents Flee The Fighting Or Hunker Down And Wait It Out?

Steve Inskeep talks to Filippo Grandi, the U.N.'s High Commissioner for Refugees, about whether it's safer for people to stay in Mosul as Iraqi forces try to wrest control of the city from ISIS.

Police Van Rams Protesters At Anti-U.S. Demonstration In Philippines

Several people were hospitalized after demonstrators outside the U.S. Embassy in Manila called for U.S. troops to leave the country. AP footage shows a police van repeatedly ramming into protesters.

Yemen Cease-Fire Would Pave The Way For Humanitarian Assistance

The U.N. envoy for Yemen is hoping that a cease-fire due to go into effect on Wednesday will last, and will lead to negotiations to end a conflict that has devastated the country.

Ecuador Acknowledges It Restricted WikiLeaks Founder's Internet Connection

Julian Assange, who lives at Ecuador's embassy in London, says his hosts acted under pressure from the U.S. His website has published stolen emails that have embarrassed Hillary Clinton's campaign.