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Globe Trot: The boy from Aleppo

International | Images of a 5-year-old survivor of a Syrian government airstrike go viral
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/19/16, 02:28 pm

SYRIA: In Aleppo, haunting video footage (see above) from the week, for which there are no words.

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Associated Press/Photo by Herman Verwey

Party that ended apartheid losing control in South Africa

South Africa | Latest election results show public’s frustration with corruption
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/08/16, 11:22 am

The political party of Nelson Mandela suffered major losses in local elections around South Africa last week. Officials on Saturday announced the results, which showed the African National Congress (ANC) lacked support from many South Africans as it grappled with corruption scandals and economic failures.

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Associated Press/Photo by Jonathan Brady/PA

Globe Trot: ISIS directs attackers from Syria to Europe

International | But the terrorist group reportedly has plenty of fighters in France
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/03/16, 02:42 pm

ISIS deterred a would-be recruit, now in a German prison, from taking up arms to fight in Syria and Iraq, saying “it needed more attackers in Germany and Britain.” The New York Times reports:

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