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    Russia Pitches Syria Cease-fire, West Skeptical

    State Department presses for 'immediate cease-fire'; diplomats who talked to VOA see Russian offer as delaying tactic that would allow intense airstrikes to continue

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    How Aleppo Rebels Plan to Withstand Assad's Siege

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    update Rebels in Aleppo are laying plans to withstand a siege by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces in likelihood the regime cuts a final main supply line running west of city

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter speaks at a news conference during a NATO Defence Ministers meeting at the Alliance's headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 11, 2016.

    US Defense Chief Appeals for More Help in Fighting IS

    Ash Carter appeals to counterparts in US-led coalition conducting aerial attacks on Islamic State for more military and financial help to carry out campaign

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    NATO to Target Migrant Smugglersi
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    Jeff Custer
    February 11, 2016 4:35 PM
    NATO has announced plans to send warships to the Aegean Sea to target migrant smugglers in the alliance's most direct intervention so far since a wave of people began trying to reach European shores.

    NATO to Target Migrant Smugglers

    NATO has announced plans to send warships to the Aegean Sea to target migrant smugglers in the alliance's most direct intervention so far since a wave of people began trying to reach European shores.


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    After NH Primaries All Eyes on South Carolinai
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    Zlatica Hoke
    February 11, 2016 5:34 AM
    After Tuesday's primary in New Hampshire, US presidential candidates swiftly turned to the next election coming up in South Carolina. The so-called “first-in-the-South” poll may help further narrow down the field of candidates. Zlatica Hoke reports.
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    Civil Rights Pioneer Remembers Struggle for Voting Rightsi
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    February 10, 2016 7:36 PM
    February is Black History Month in the United States. The annual, month-long national observance pays tribute to important people and events that shaped the history of African Americans. VOA's Chris Simkins reports how one man fought against discrimination to help millions of blacks obtain the right to vote

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