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A drought triggered by climate change has led to famine in the Horn of Africa

NPR’s Scott Simon speaks to aid worker Daud Jiran about a drought, linked to climate change, that has led to famine in the Horn of Africa.

Turkey’s runoff election will decide if Erdogan extends his 20-year rule

After an inconclusive round one, Sunday’s vote should decide whether citizens still want President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in charge for another five-year term, and he could have an edge to win.

What’s at stake in Turkey’s run-off election

In Turkey, a run-off election between incumbent President Tayyip Erdogan and veteran politician Kemal Kilicdaroglu takes place Sunday.

Russia’s long-held influence over former Soviet republics is starting to fade

While Russia is bogged down militarily by its invasion of Ukraine, there are signs that Moscow’s long-held influence over the southern Caucasus is fading.

Voters return to the polls in Turkey for presidential runoff

Turkey’s voters head to the polls this weekend in a decisive runoff vote — the first time voters have ever gone to the ballot box in a second-round vote for a new president.

He fled the war in Ukraine at 14. Now in New York, he has grand plans

A teenager who fled the war in Ukraine is graduating from a junior boarding school in rural New York. His senior year included lessons in skiing and english and a lot of time helping on a farm.

Two dead, 23 wounded in a Russian strike on a Ukrainian medical clinic

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenksyy called the attack on a Dnipro medical clinic a “crime against humanity.” Video of the scene showed smoke pouring out of a badly damaged building.

Report: 20 of the world’s richest economies, including the U.S., fuel forced labor

A report released by human rights organization Walk Free found that the number of people living in modern slavery, including forced marriage and human trafficking, has grown to 50 million since 2018.

Portugal police end latest search for clues of missing British girl

Authorities gave no details about the search for clues of the missing Madeleine McCann. Portugal said some material had been collected and will be given to German authorities to examine.

Ukraine appears to have started its next big move against Russia

Pentagon officials met today with other nations supporting the war, and Kyiv says it’s steadfast in pushing Russia out of the country altogether.

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy surprises Johns Hopkins grads as their commencement speaker

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s virtual appearance at the commencement ceremony was a surprise for those in attendance. He was also awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.

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