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Local Nepalese Respond to Earthquake Back Home

Sunday, April 26, 2015

As aftershocks continued to rattle Nepal through Sunday, the Nepalese community in New York is morning the loss of loved ones and trying to raise money for families left without homes. 

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French Prosecutor: Germanwings Co-Pilot Wanted to Destroy Plane

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said the co-pilot took control of the plane and set its descent "intentionally", causing it to crash in the French Alps.

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Passenger Jet Crashes in the French Alps

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Germanwings flight was traveling from Barcelona to Dusseldorf when it went down. France's president said no survivors were likely as search teams raced to the remote region.

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What Our UN Ambassador Sees in Syria's Brutality

Monday, March 23, 2015

We joined Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, to observe a new art installation that captures the raw horror of the conflict in Syria. Hear her reaction. 

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Egypt Takes Revenge on ISIS in Libya

Monday, February 16, 2015

ISIS released a video on Sunday showing the mass beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians on the Libyan shore. The is the first such video from ISIS to take place outside Iraq or Syria.

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Accusations Fly in Wake of Argentine Prosecutor's Mysterious Death

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

An Argentine prosecutor was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot just days after he accused President Kirchner of shielding Iranian suspects in the nation's deadliest terror attack.

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Watch Live: President Obama and British PM David Cameron Hold Joint Press Conference

Friday, January 16, 2015

The two world leaders are expected to discuss a range of issues including economic growth, cyber security, and counterterrorism. Watch a live feed of the press conference here.

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Cuba Announcement Continues to Send Ripples Through New Jersey

Thursday, January 15, 2015

NJ Spotlight
If you think Washington is divided over Obama's new Cuba policy, check out how much disagreement there is between Cuban-Americans and their relatives back home.  

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French Police Corner Shooting Suspects, who Take Hostage

Friday, January 09, 2015

Security forces streamed into a small industrial town near France's Charles de Gaulle airport. Schools in the area are on lockdown and residents are being asked to stay inside.

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Police: 12 Dead in Shooting at Satirical Newspaper in Paris

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Twelve are dead at Charlie Hebdo, a weekly that received threats for its caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed. French President Francois Holland called the incident a terrorist attack.

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Cuba, The U.S. & The Poetry of Reconciliation

Thursday, December 18, 2014

To Cuban-American poet Richard Blanco, the restoration of U.S.-Cuba relations is like the reunion of two twins who've been separated. He reflects on what this moment means to him.

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US, Cuba Seek to Normalize Relations

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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Marking a significant shift in U.S. policy, officials say they will seek full diplomatic relations with the communist island.

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Pakistan's Consul General to Attend NYC Vigil

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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After gunmen killed more than 100 people, mostly children, elected and interfaith leaders will join the consul general in support of the Pakistani community.

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Divisions Remain as Ukrainian Election Nears

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Ukraine is set to hold its first elections since the ouster of former president Viktor Yanukovych. Separatist in eastern Ukraine say they will hold their own elections in November. 

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First Ebola Patient Diagnosed in the US Has Died

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

A spokesman for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital says Thomas Eric Duncan died Wednesday morning.

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ISIS Surrounds Syrian Town Near Turkish Border

Monday, October 06, 2014

Despite U.S. and allied air strikes, ISIS continued to advance over the weekend surrounding the Kurdish town of Kobani, Syria - very close to the Turkish border.

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Today's Takeaways: ISIS Surrounds Syrian Town, Forced Feeding on Trial, and 'Humans of New York' Goes Global

Monday, October 06, 2014

The Takeaway explores the Islamic State's attack on the town of Kobani, a hearing on forced feedings at Guantanamo, and the photos of HONY's Brandon Stanton from his world tour. 

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Today's Takeaways: Challenges in Dallas Response to Ebola, Small Inventions with Major Impacts, and Five Things to See Online

Friday, October 03, 2014

The Takeaway explores the difficulty coordinating the Dallas response to Ebola, how air conditioning and timetables changed the world, and five things you had to see online this week. 

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Jury Finds Arab Bank Liable For Supporting Terrorism

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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The decision is expected to have implications for similar legal efforts against banks,

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The Impact of Ebola on One Staten Island Neighborhood

Friday, September 05, 2014

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Liberia has the highest death toll so far — and the biggest community of Liberians outside Africa live in Staten Island.

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