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    World Powers Agree on ‘Cessation,' Aid Plan for Syria

    The cessation will not apply to terrorist organizations; The humanitarian crisis in Syria has worsened as a result of the recent bombings over Aleppo


    U.S. Marines head out on an operation from their base at Musa Qala in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province, Nov. 13, 2010.

    US Forces in Afghanistan Up Anti-IS Strikes

    Brig. Gen. Wilson Shoffner estimates there are up to 3,000 Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan; militants working to ‘establish a base’ in southern Nangarhar province

    Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, left, speaks as Hillary Rodham Clinton listens during a Democratic presidential primary debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Feb. 11, 2016, in Milwaukee.

    Clinton and Sanders Face Off in Wisconsin

    Democratic candidates participate in their 6th debate as their race for the White House enters a new phase

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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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    Mosul Refugees Talk About Life Under ISi
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    February 11, 2016 9:19 PM
    A top U.S. intelligence official told Congress this week that a planned Iraqi-led operation to re-take the city of Mosul from Islamic State militants is unlikely to take place this year. IS took over the city in June 2014, and for the past year and a half, Mosul residents have been held captive under its rule. VOA's Zana Omar talked to some families who managed to escape. Bronwyn Benito narrates his report.
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    To Fight Zika, Scientists Target Mosquitoesi
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    February 12, 2016 12:22 AM
    Mosquitoes strike again. The Zika virus outbreak is just the latest headline-grabbing epidemic carried by these biting pests, but researchers are fighting back with new ways to control them. VOA's Steve Baragona takes a look.

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