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Christian Science Monitor - World

Fighting terror, together? The questions facing France and West Africa. -- France and five West African countries have reaffirmed their commitment to fighting Islamist militants in the region. But what would it take to win?

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Points of Progress: Low-cost 3D-printed neighborhoods, and more -- In good news this week: A nonprofit delivers on the dream of low-cost 3D-printed towns, more refugees are finding employment in Germany, and more.

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First Look -- Trump, Greta Thunberg arrive at World Economic Forum -- The 50th annual Davos meeting will center on environmental issues and conflicting views, a shift from its previous focus on business and technology.

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Difference Maker -- Fashion – not disability – defines this young entrepreneur's future -- Tie designer Will Howell joins other Americans with disabilities finding independence through self-employment.

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As Iran and Iraq simmer, giants of Shiite world vie for influence -- The separation of religion and state is splitting the Shiite world, pitting the supreme leader of Iran, a theocracy, against Iraq's grand ayatollah.

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First Look -- China's President Xi on first visit to Myanmar. Why? -- President Xi Jinping's first trip to Myanmar, a linchpin of China's geopolitical ambitions, deepens their relationship at a crucial time.

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First Look -- 'You are lying': Iran's top leader slams U.S. in rare appearance -- Ayatollah Ali Khamenei lashed out at Western nations that claim to support Iran and called the downing of a Ukrainian plane a "bitter accident."

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Why Putin's political shake-up isn't just about power -- Vladimir Putin's plan to change the Russian Constitution allows him to keep control after his presidency. But it also broadens politics in Russia.

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First Look -- An unlikely underdog, Israeli baseball heads to the Olympics -- Baseball is historically unpopular in Israel, but thanks to Jewish-American pros, the Israeli Olympic baseball team has qualified for the 2020 games.

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First Look -- Dozens detained by Lebanon security forces after violent clashes -- As the financial crisis deepens, protestors have returned to the street, denouncing the police's use of force.

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Can Trump manage a Mideast crisis? Why Israelis have concerns. -- Following the U.S. killing of General Soleimani of Iran, Israel is having a crisis of confidence in the Trump administration's policymaking process.

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First Look -- Iran warns European troops 'could be in danger' -- In response to pressure from Britain, France, and Germany to invoke a "dispute mechanism" in the nuclear deal, Iran pushes back with fiery rhetoric.

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First Look -- Putin strategically moves to boost power of parliament, Cabinet -- Russia's long-serving president has suggested amendments to the constitution that would keep him in power after 2024.

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Under siege, are Iran's rulers likely to do more than survive? -- After Tehran shot down the Ukrainian airliner and covered it up, the stunning admission sent outraged Iranians back into the streets.

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