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Seeking better healthcare, Russians look to China

Nov 17, 2015
The tiny Chinese bordertown of Hunchun has 49 hospitals catering to Russians.

Can states say 'no' to Syrian refugees?

Nov 16, 2015
We looked into it.
Posted In: refugees, syria

Budgets and bureaucracy: How the Islamic State operates

Nov 16, 2015
A look at how ISIS functions and how its operations might be changing

On the ground in Paris

Nov 16, 2015
Kai Ryssdal talks with Marketplace's Stephen Beard, who reports from Paris.
Posted In: Paris attacks, isis, terrorism
 A group of Syrian migrants who have just crossed the border with Macedonia dance as they wait to catch a bus that will take them to a registration center in the village of Miratovac on October 27, 2015 in Preshevo, Serbia. Meanwhile, in the United States

Some states withdraw welcome mat for Syrian refugees

Nov 16, 2015
Several governors said they don't want Syrian refugees settled in their states.
Posted In: migrant crisis, syrian refugees, states, Immigration

China bets big on border town with Russia, North Korea

Nov 16, 2015
China invests billions into Hunchun, along the Russian and North Korean border.
Posted In: China, border, Russia, North Korea
 An Islamic State flag flies in the northern Syrian town of Tel Abyad as it is pictured from the Turkish border town of Akcakale, in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, June 15, 2015.

Where ISIS gets its money

Nov 16, 2015
The group raises most of its funds from the territories it controls.
Posted In: isis, Paris attacks, counterterrorism, oil smuggling, antiquities

U.S. airlines battle Persian Gulf carriers

Nov 16, 2015
U.S. airlines say Gulf carriers are competing unfairly
Posted In: Airlines, Delta, United Airlines

Paris in the wake of Friday's attacks

Nov 16, 2015
Paris returns to some degree of normalcy, but locals are still shaken.
Posted In: paris, France, terrorism

Interrupting funding to terrorist groups

Nov 16, 2015
French jets are attacking ISIS targets in an attempt to disrupt supply lines.
Posted In: terror attacks, France, terrorism