Full story - September 15, 2020
Health care workers gather for lunch purchased by members of the New York City Police Department (NYPD)
The pandemic has been difficult for many health care workers on the front lines, but immigrant doctors on temporary visas are especially vulnerable in light of the precariousness of their status in the country.
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Close up of Alexei Navalny, a white man with short hair wearing a turtle neck and a few people standing behind him
Opposition politician Alexei Navalny's poisoning is a "trick" used by the Kremlin to send a warning to fellow Russians, says Russian investigative reporter Andrei Soldatov.
Full story - September 15, 2020
National flags of Bahrain, UAE, Israel and the US are projected onto the walls of Jerusalem's Old city, Sept. 15, 2020.
While Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu takes a victory lap in Washington, the Palestinian leadership remains opposed to what they have termed "betrayal" by fellow Arab states.
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In this Aug. 20, 2020, file photo supporters watch the program outside the venue where Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden is speaking, during the Democratic National Convention at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware.
Florida is a must-win state in the race for the White House this Nov. 3. Whether President Donald Trump or Democratic nominee Joe Biden wins the state's 29 electoral votes could depend on a few hundred thousand Puerto Ricans in central Florida.
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A man rides a scooter past the flags of the US, United Arab Emirates, Israel and Bahrain along a road in Netanya, Israel, Sept. 14, 2020.
The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are set to sign agreements toward normalizing relations with Israel. On Monday, during a visit to fire-ravaged northern California, Trump again spurned scientific consensus about the role played by climate change in the unprecedented infernos scorching the West. And a federal appeals court has ruled that the Trump administration can end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for around 300,000 immigrants.
Full story - September 14, 2020
Approximately 12,000 migrants were displaced in the fire last week that devastated Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. 
Most of the migrants spend their days and nights on the side of the road, taking shelter under canopies they’ve cobbled together using the little they have and whatever else they can find: sticks, olive branches, blankets.
Full episode - September 14, 2020
A view of a newly constructed camp for asylum-seekers with dozens of rows of white tents and the Aegan Sea in the distance.
The Greek government is working to resettle thousands of asylum-seekers displaced after a fire destroyed the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos. The fire was allegedly set by camp residents angry at coronavirus quarantine orders. And, China's Belt and Road initiative promises economic development to countries across the globe. But those deals aren't necessarily win-win — as is evident by the view from Kazakhstan. Also, musicians took to rooftops for a socially distant performance in Dresden, Germany.
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Kazakhs protest what they see as excessive expansion of Chinese influence in Kazakhstan, including new Silk Road investments, in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Dec. 2019.
The tradeoffs of China's investment in Kazakhstan require Kazakhs — most of whom are Muslim — to reckon with the persecution of Muslim minorities just across their border.
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A Turkish ship with a flag sails in the eastern Mediterranean Sea
Greece's and Turkey's land borders are fairly clear these days — but claims over the sea are not. When you add recent, underwater gas discoveries to the mix, the decision about who has the right to drill — and where — becomes tangled and complex. 
Full story - September 14, 2020
Protesters with old Belarusian national flags march during a rally protesting the recent presidential election, Minsk, Belarus, Sept. 13, 2020.
The authoritarian president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, arrived at the Russian resort city of Sochi on the Black Sea coast to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. India’s parliament convened for the first time in six months, as new cases of the coronavirus increased by over 90,000 in just a day. Also, the Afghan government and the Taliban began peace talks in Doha, Qatar.

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