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U.S.-Backed Forces On The Verge Of Pushing ISIS Out Of Raqqa

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No Clear End Game For U.S. Military In Iraq And Syria

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What To Expect As China's Ruling Communist Party Prepares For 19th National Congress

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Liberation Of Raqqa Will Be A Powerful Blow To ISIS

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Russian Cyber Trolls Watched 'House Of Cards' To Understand U.S. Politics

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New buildings, a mix of residential and office space, stand on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, which has seen a surge of development in recent years. The long-neglected area includes the Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in U.S. history. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (on stage in brown) raises a clenched fist as he declares Marawi "liberated" during a ceremony in the Bangolo district of Marawi on Tuesday. Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A poster in Beijing features Chinese President Xi Jinping and a slogan reading "Chinese Dream, People's Dream." Xi is preparing to embark on a second five-year term this week. Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces walks on a building near Raqqa's stadium Monday, as they cleared the last positions on the front line in the fight against ISIS. Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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ISIS Makes Last Stand At A Stadium In Raqqa, Its Doomed 'Capital'

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Executive producer and narrator chef Anthony Bourdain attends the premiere of Wasted! The Story of Food Waste in New York City. Brent N. Clarke/Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP hide caption

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News Brief: President Trump Says GOP Is Unified, NFL Protests

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Iraqi Forces Now Control Kurdish City Of Kirkuk And Its Oil Fields

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Foreign Currency Crisis Tells The Story Of Angola's Economic Peril

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After 4-month Battle, U.S.-Backed Forces Appear To Gain Control Of Raqqa

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Monovithya Kem's father, Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha, was jailed in September, after his party fared better than expected in local elections in June. "Dictators see free, fair elections as a threat," she tells NPR. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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'Fear Is Something Constant,' Says Daughter Of Jailed Cambodian Opposition Leader

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Fireworks are set off on the eve of last year's Diwali festival. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Fear Of Toxic Smog Leads India To Limit Diwali Fireworks

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Police and forensic experts inspect the wreckage of a car bomb believed to have killed journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia close to her home in Bidnija, Malta, on Monday. The force of the blast broke her car into several pieces, witnesses said. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Daphne Caruana Galizia, Top Investigative Reporter In Malta, Killed By Car Bomb

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Somali Capital Mourns The Dead From One Of The Deadliest Attacks In Its History

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Confrontation Over Kirkuk In Iraq Reignited After Kurdish Independence Vote

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