Russia and U.S. delegations, led by Presidents Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama, attend a meeting on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, September 28, 2015. U.S. President Obama and Russian President Putin agreed on Monday to direct their militaries to hold talks to avoid conflict over potential operations in Syria, a U.S. official said. Picture taken September 28, 2015. REUTERS/Mikhail Klimentyev/RIA Novosti/Kremlin ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS.   - RTS26EL

World leaders debate strategies to defeat ISIS


A meeting of world leaders at the United Nations on Tuesday discussed methods of stemming the spread of violent extremism in the Middle East. Continue reading

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For refugees, arrival in Germany means more waiting


After dangerous crossings and sleepless nights, refugees fleeing violence in Syria reach their goal only to find that a longer bureaucratic journey has just begun. Continue reading

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Should the U.S. take in Syrian war refugees?


As the refugee crisis continues in Europe, candidates running for president have begun to weigh in on what the U.S. should be doing. Continue reading

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War refugees test Europe’s tolerance


An estimated 300,000 refugees have crossed the Mediterranean Sea to Europe this year, arriving in Southern European countries like Greece and quickly overwhelming local resources. Continue reading

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Obama sends more U.S. troops to Iraq for fight against ISIL


450 more troops will join the 3,100 troops that are already there in a training and advisory role. Continue reading


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