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Michele Kelemen

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2 Americans In UAE Prison On Trumped Up Charges, Families Say

Thursday, March 03, 2016

The two men have dual U.S.-Libyan citizens and were picked up after the United Arab Emirates began airstrikes in Libya. They've allegedly been tortured in a country that is a Gulf ally of the U.S.

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U.N. Security Council Votes To Approve New Sanctions On North Korea

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

The United Nations Security Council votes to further squeeze North Korea after that country carried out illegal missile and nuclear tests.

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Obama, Putin Continue Effort To Pause Fighting In Syria

Monday, February 22, 2016

President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke Monday in the continuing effort to bring a pause in the fighting between some of the warring factions in Syria.

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Russia Holds Center Stage In Syrian Peace Talks

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Talks on the brutal Syrian conflict have ended in Munich with the West and Russia far apart. Russia, whose planes are carrying out deadly bombing raids, seems to hold the cards.

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Syrian 'Cessation Of Hostilities' Agreement Met With Skepticism

Friday, February 12, 2016

The day after, weaknesses became clear in a deal billed as trying to get a pause in the fighting in Syria. It's unclear if it will stop Russian bombing or allow in needed aid.

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Major Powers Agree To Implement A Cease-Fire In Syria

Friday, February 12, 2016

Foreign ministers — including the U.S. and Russia — meeting in Munich agreed to "accelerate" the delivery of humanitarian aid this week to Syria. They also agreed a cease-fire would begin in one week.

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Kerry, Lavrov Agree On Need For Cease-Fire In Syria

Thursday, February 11, 2016

At a meeting in Munich Thursday, Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, agreed they would try to implement a cease-fire and allow humanitarian aid into Syria.

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Secretary Of State John Kerry Meets Russian Counterpart In Munich

Thursday, February 11, 2016

As the U.S. blames Russia for undermining attempts to end the Syrian civil war, Secretary of State John Kerry meets his Russian counterpart in Munich on Thursday. It's looking like a ...

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At Munich Meeting, Kerry To Push For Cease-Fire In Syria

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Efforts to end a Russian-backed offensive by the Syrian regime now turn to a diplomatic showdown between Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart at a meeting in Munich.

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U.S. To Amp Up NATO Presence Against Russia

Saturday, February 06, 2016

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Obama To Host Colombian President Ahead Of Historic Peace Deal

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos visits the White House at a time when his country is on the verge of a historic peace deal with leftist rebels known as the FARC.

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Freed Journalist Jason Rezaian Thanks Colleagues At 'Washington Post'

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Now out of an Iranian prison, Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian thanked his colleagues on Thursday for working for his freedom.

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U.S. Begins Implementation Of New Limits On Visa Waiver Program

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The State Department has released details of new limits on the visa waiver program, which allows people from 38 countries to fast-track their travel to the U.S.

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As U.S. Hands Down New Sanctions On Iran, Will Goodwill Be Short-Lived?

Sunday, January 17, 2016

The U.S. imposed new sanctions on Iran just hours after three Americans released as part of a prisoner swap made their way to Europe. What does this spell for relations between the two countries?

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Iran Swaps Prisoners With U.S., Reaches Implementation Day On Nuclear Deal

Saturday, January 16, 2016

On a day that sanctions were lifted on Iran, for its compliance with last July's international nuclear agreement, Iran also released five American prisoners. The U.S. released seven Iranians, as well.

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Iranian Release Of Prisoners May Be Part Of Broader Deal To Lift Sanctions

Saturday, January 16, 2016

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Aid Groups Confronted With Syria's Starvation Tactics

Saturday, January 16, 2016

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Secretary Kerry Highlights Diplomacy In Freeing U.S. Sailors Held By Iran

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Secretary of State John Kerry addressed relations with Iran on Wednesday after the release of 10 U.S. sailors who were held for several hours when they drifted into Iranian waters.

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State Of The Union Guest Calls On U.S. To Free Americans Jailed In Iran

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

The sister of one former U.S. Marine, who is languishing in an Iranian jail, will be in the audience at the State of the Union Tuesday. She tells NPR what she is hoping to hear from President Obama.

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Global Leaders Look To China In Response To North Korea Nuclear Test

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

North Korea claims to have conducted a hydrogen bomb test. Diplomats are working on more sanctions in order to pressure North Korea to change course.

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