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A French Gendarmerie rescue helicopter flies over the debris of the Airbus A320 at the site of the crash, near Seyne-les-Alpes, French Alps, March 27, 2015.

Video Prosecutors: Germanwings Co-Pilot Should Have Been Out Sick

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FILE - NATO will continue to support Afghanistan and help fund the country’s security forces, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says.

NATO Chief Backs Slower US Exit From Afghanistan

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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaking to VOA's Jeff Seldin, March, 26, 2015.

NATO Chief Dismisses Latest Russian Allegations as More Propaganda

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FILE - Fighters from Kurdish popular defense units gather during a short break before heading out to fight for new positions in Kobani, Syria.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks before officials of the Federal Security Service in Moscow, March 26, 2015.

Putin: Western Intel Services Aiming to Destabilize Russia

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Video Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels in Ukraine

The continued fighting in eastern Ukraine and the shelling of civilian neighborhoods seem to be pushing more men to join the separatist fighters. Many of the new recruits are residents of Ukraine made bitter by new grievances, as well as old. VOA's Patrick Wells reports.