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U.S. sends weapons to stem violence in Iraq

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Officials stated this morning that the U.S. has begun arming Kurdish forces in Iraq to stop the advancement of a militant Islamic group that threatens to take over the region. Continue reading

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Israel withdraws troops from Gaza on second day of ceasefire

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A 72-hour cease-fire between Israel and Hamas has lasted for much of a second day as leaders from both sides arrive in Cairo, Egypt to discuss a lasting cease-fire. Continue reading

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To protect oceans, island nation of Kiribati bans commercial fishing

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Flag of the Nation of Kiribati Introduction The president of the tiny Pacific island nation of Kiribati announced a ban on commercial fishing…read more

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Some countries temporarily halt commercial flights to Israel

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO United States, Canadian and European airlines canceled flights to Israel today after the Hamas fired a rocket in Tel Aviv’s suburb. This was the…read more

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Obama demands full cooperation for Malaysia Airlines crash investigation

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Introduction Inspire students to think about the role of international diplomacy in the investigation of the Malaysian plane that was shot down over…read more

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