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Germany Moves Quickly To Restore Business Ties With Iran

Germany has already sent a delegation to Iran as it looks to restore trade ties. Under the recent nuclear deal, many sanctions will be lifted. But not everyone is thrilled with Germany's move.
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Egypt's Military Struggles To Quell Growing ISIS-Linked Insurgency

Egypt has intensified its military response against insurgents who've pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State. But some warn that the government's crackdown is creating more extremists.
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Live Samples Of Anthrax Were Sent Worldwide In May Due To Ineffective Procedure

NPR's Geoff Brumfiel reports that the samples of anthrax the Pentagon thought were dead, were still alive. The Pentagon says the public was never at risk.
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Donald Trump Explores Border Reform Measures In South Texas

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's harsh description of immigrants has galvanized his base of supporters. He says he wants tougher border restrictions.
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Turkey Agrees To Allow Use Of Its Soil For Airstrikes Against ISIS

Ankara has okayed allied airstrikes from its airbase near Syria against the self-declared Islamic State. State-run television also says Turkish warplanes have carried out air strikes.
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Obama Thinks Solar Power Will Boost Kenya; Kenyans Aren't So Sure

Are solar panels the best way to connect millions of Africans to electricity? That's the plan the president will tout on his visit to Kenya. Critics ask: What about tapping into power lines?
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Obama Administration Officials Defend Iran Nuclear Deal Before Senate

Secretaries Kerry, Munoz and Lew defend the Iran nuclear deal on Capitol Hill Thursday before a panel that includes several skeptical lawmakers, including two Republican presidential candidates.
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Nigerian President: U.S. Refusal To Provide Weapons Aides Extremism

Nigeria's president says the United States' refusal to sell his country needed weapons is aiding and abetting Islamist extremists waging a deadly campaign there. President Muhammadu Buhari made his comments as he ended a four-day visit to the U.S. this week.
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British Cyclist Chris Froome Leads As Tour De France Enters Final Days

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Andrew Hood, the European correspondent for VeloNews, for an update on the Tour de France.
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As Iran Awaits Sanctions Relief, U.S. Raises Concerns About Lost Leverage

Once inspectors determine that Iran is abiding by a nuclear deal, United Nations and European Union sanctions will be lifted. But some Iranians will remain on U.S. sanctions lists.

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