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Turkey election results seen as victory for democracy

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The future of Turkey’s government is uncertain after the ruling party lost its majority in Parliament in this week’s elections. Continue reading

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Why an author went undercover as an Islamic State recruit – Class Discussion

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By Jordan Mambert The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is an extremist militant group that is capturing and occupying territories in northern…read more

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Chief Justice of Nigeria Mahmud Mohammed swears in Muhammadu Buhari (C) as Nigeria's president while Buhari's wife Aisha looks on at Eagle Square in Abuja, Nigeria May 29, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde - RTR4Y09A

New Nigerian president hopes to ‘reset’ relationship with U.S.

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President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in last week as the first democratically-elected president of Nigeria, signaling a new chapter for Africa’s most populous country. Continue reading

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Young innovators jumpstart tech in Pakistan

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Tech entrepreneurs are working to make the city of Karachi, Pakistan’s commercial capital, a new hub of innovation by supporting young talent. Continue reading

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Saving Syrian culture under siege

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In the past year, the Islamic State (ISIL) has swept through the region, destroying hundreds-year-old antiquities and prompting looting at battle sites. Continue reading

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