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  • Burundian police arrest a demonstrator during clashes with security forces in the Cibitoke district of the capital Bujumbura, Burundi Friday, May 29, 2015.

    Audio Input by African Leaders Welcome in Burundi Crisis

    East African leaders will meet soon at another special summit to discuss the crisis in Burundi, where police and protesters continue to clash on the streets of the capital.

  • President Barack Obama shakes hands with Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi during their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Audio Tunisia Shows Democracy is Possible

    "Democratic institutions, while sometimes difficult in the transition…can succeed when they have courageous leadership and when they have compromise."

  • Community members in line to receive drugs during a mass drug administration (MDA) in Mali.

    Treating Diseases of the Poorest

    Neglected tropical diseases, or NTDs, are chronic disabling illnesses that thrive in areas with poor sanitation, lack of clean drinking water and scant access to medication.


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View From Washington: Concerns Involving Irani
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President Obama said that if the nuclear issue with Iran could be successfully addressed, it could lead to more opportunities for the Iranian people and also show that “constructive engagement – not confrontation – with the international community is the better path.”
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Video View From Washington: Concerns Involving Iran

President Obama said that if the nuclear issue with Iran could be successfully addressed, it could lead to more opportunities for the Iranian people and also show that “constructive engagement – not confrontation – with the international community is the better path.”
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Video View From Washington: U.S. Committed to Lebanon’s Stability and Security

The United States calls on Iran and the Assad regime to respect the integrity of Lebanon and permit it and its people to be able to find the peace and the stability that they have longed for so long.
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Video View From Washington:Toward a World Without Nuclear Weapons

If the P5+1 countries and Iran reach a comprehensive nuclear accord, it could prove a milestone in the long, hard journey toward a goal enshrined by the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty -- a world without nuclear weapons.
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Video View From Washington: In Support of Civil Society

“Human progress has been propelled not just by famous leaders, not just by states,” said President Obama, “but by ordinary men and women who…are willing to stand up against incredible odds and great danger, not only to protect their own rights, but to extend rights to others.”
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Video Punto de Vista: Energy Shortage Hinders Caribbean

Uno de los más grandes obstáculos para el desarrollo en la mayor parte de la Cuenca del Caribe es la energía: es demasiado cara y se emplea mucho carbón.

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Africa

Burundian police arrest a demonstrator during clashes with security forces in the Cibitoke district of the capital Bujumbura, Burundi Friday, May 29, 2015.

Audio Input by African Leaders Welcome in Burundi Crisis

East African leaders will meet soon at another special summit to discuss the crisis in Burundi, where police and protesters continue to clash on the streets of the capital. More

Americas

World War II Army veteran Jimmy Bishop, Jr., 87, of Old Bridge, N.J., reacts as he looks at the names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial for the first time on Sunday, May 25, 2014.

Audio Memorial Day

Like many nations, the United States pauses each year to honor those who died in its defense through military service. More

Middle East

Yezidi refugees

Audio ISIL Makes Life Hell for Women and Girls

ISIL makes life hell for women and girls throughout Iraq, said U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell. More

Human Rights

Rewards For Fugitives
The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is seen in flames during an attack.

The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is seen in flames during an attack.

Ideals and Institutions