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Feb 15, 2019
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released new rules for officers to identify visa petitions in which spouses are minors. No minimum age requirement for such requests currently exists.
Feb 15, 2019
French authorities say there's been a 74 percent increase of anti-Semitic acts in the country since 2017. Hundreds denounced the rise in anti-Semitism at a recent memorial.
Feb 15, 2019
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Heather Williams, an Iran intelligence expert at the Rand Corporation, about the former U.S. Air Force intelligence officer charged with spying for Iran.
Feb 15, 2019
In Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, the median age is 18. Many youth say their aging leaders are out of touch, yet the leading candidates in Saturday's presidential election are in their 70s.
Feb 15, 2019
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Margaux Ewen of Reporters Without Borders about what the arrest of Philippines journalist Maria Ressa says about the freedom of press around the world.
Feb 15, 2019
Britain is only six weeks away from its departure from the European Union, but it's not at all clear how Britain will leave the European Union. Many things, including a deal, are not set.
Feb 15, 2019
In Africa's most populous country, current President Muhammadu Buhari is trying to hold on to his position, and opposition leader Atiku Abubakar is his fiercest challenger.
Feb 15, 2019
The government says it is taking steps to isolate Pakistan, which it blames for Thursday's fatal bombing. Pakistan calls the violence a result of "brutalities of Indian occupied forces in Kashmir."
Feb 15, 2019
Refugees are fleeing to try and get health care. And disease outbreaks across Latin America are being linked back to Venezuela.
Feb 15, 2019
Parliamentary groups are pushing for a vote on the U.S. military presence in Iraq after President Trump said its Ain al-Asad base would serve as an Iran watch post.
Feb 15, 2019
The advisory comes after anti-corruption protests exploded over allegations about billions of dollars in development money. Haiti's President Jovenel Moise is refusing to resign.
Feb 15, 2019
Maria Ressa, the CEO of the news outlet Rappler, which has been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte, was arrested earlier this week and charged with violating the country's cybercrime law.
Feb 15, 2019
Ko Ni pushed for reform of the country's military-drafted constitution. A Muslim in the predominantly Buddhist country, he had just returned from a Jakarta visit to study interfaith peace.
Feb 15, 2019
More than 70 candidates are running in Nigeria's presidential election Saturday, but two candidates are in the lead. Big issues include corruption, the economy and threats from extremists.
Feb 15, 2019
Journalist Maria Ressa has been released on bail after she was arrested on Wednesday on charges of "cyber libel." Her arrest came amid fears of a broader crackdown on the press in the Philippines.