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A Quarter of Syria’s Population Has Fled. What Does That Look Like? by RUSSELL GOLDMAN


By RUSSELL GOLDMAN

More than five million Syrians have fled the country as the war drags on, according to the United Nations refugee agency. Here’s some context for that number. 11 more words

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NPR News: Australian Researchers Plan Investigation Into Tasmanian Tiger Sightings

Australian Researchers Plan Investigation Into Tasmanian Tiger Sightings
NPR’s Ari Shapiro interviews James Cook University researcher Sandra Abell, who is leading a search for the Tasmanian Tiger, believed to be extinct until recent sightings surfaced.

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NPR News: Venezuela's Supreme Court Takes Over Opposition-Controlled Congress

Venezuela’s Supreme Court Takes Over Opposition-Controlled Congress
In a move critics are calling the point of no return toward a dictatorship, Venezuela’s Supreme Court took over the opposition-controlled Congress. 19 more words

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NPR News: Rex Tillerson Meets With NATO Leaders In Attempt To Mend Fences

Rex Tillerson Meets With NATO Leaders In Attempt To Mend Fences
After deciding to skip a meeting of NATO foreign ministers, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads to Brussels for a NATO meeting and to calm fears about the Trump administration’s commitments to key European institutions that have helped support peace and prosperity on the continent for decades. 17 more words

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