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Panetta: Fight Against Terrorism Will Be A Long, Sustained War

In a new memoir, Leon Panetta says he and other presidential advisers argued to leave some U.S. forces in Iraq after 2011. That might have left Iraq in better position to fight ISIS, he tells NPR.
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Nurse In Spain Infected With Ebola Virus

Spain's health minister confirmed that a nurse who treated two Ebola victims has tested positive for the disease. She is the first person to contract Ebola outside of West Africa.
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Families Want To Know What Happened To Missing Mexican Students

Officials say those responsible for the disappearance of 43 students will be brought to justice. The students went missing after a confrontation with police, who authorities say work with a drug gang.
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Relatives Fear Mexican Students Are Among Dead In Mass Graves

Relatives are gathering to demand information and government action after the discovery of mass graves in southern Mexico, possibly containing the bodies of 43 missing Mexican college activists.
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Lithuania Seeks U.S. Support Against Russian Aggression

The prime minister and foreign minister of Lithuania are in the U.S. this week, seeking support for their fellow Baltic states as well. Robert Siegel talks to Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius.
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Firestone Did What Governments Have Not: Stopped Ebola In Its Tracks

There's a company town in Liberia with 80,000 residents. Ebola was first detected in March. Firestone's resourceful response has kept the virus from spreading.
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On China's Mainland, A Less Charitable Take On Hong Kong's Protests

The pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong largely have been peaceful, but many mainland Chinese see the demonstrators as spoiled troublemakers who are asking for too much, too soon.
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Charles King: "Midnight At The Pera Palace"

From the fall of the Ottoman Empire to the rise of a kind of Islamic Boardwalk Empire, Kojo joins a local author to discuss the history of modern Istanbul.

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El Salvador: Roots Of Unrest

Three decades after a brutal civil war, spiraling gang-related violence in El Salvador is once reverberating within the large immigrant community in the Washington region...

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Australia Resumes Search For Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Six months after the Boeing 777 disappeared without a trace, searchers are hoping something can still be found on the seabed.

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