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Ari Shapiro

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Cleaning Around Barricades, Kiev Protesters Still Camping In Square

Saturday, April 05, 2014

Dump trucks are carrying away piles of trash from Independence Square in Kiev. But this is not the end of the protests in the Maidan. People who've been camping there for months see it as a transition to the next stage.

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In Brussels, Obama Seeks Broader Support For Ukraine

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

President Obama is visiting the European Union and NATO headquarters in Brussels for talks that will likely be dominated by Russia and Afghanistan.

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Ukraine Crisis, NSA Eavesdropping Dominate Summit Discussions

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

President Obama is in Brussels for meetings with NATO and the European Union. Events on the sideline of Tuesday's nuclear summit at The Hague have eclipsed the nuclear agenda itself.

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At Nuclear Summit, Ukraine Questions Dominate The Day

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

President Obama is holding a series of bilateral meetings with world leaders in The Hague. Although the event is focused on nuclear disarmament, international attention is dominated by events in Ukraine.

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Crisis In Ukraine Overshadows Nuclear Summit

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

President Obama attends the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague on Tuesday. With relations between the U.S. and Russia at a critical point, there are doubts that much progress can be achieved.

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Crimea Casts Long Shadow In Amsterdam, Where G7 Leaders Meet

Monday, March 24, 2014

A major nuclear summit in the Netherlands is convening more than 50 world leaders, including President Obama. The meeting allows European and U.S. leaders to discuss a concerted response to Russia.

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Which Artwork Is A Metaphor For The Current Global Condition?

Monday, March 24, 2014

President Obama took a moment from his European tour to stroll through Amsterdam's spectacular Rijksmuseum. That got NPR's Ari Shapiro wondering about which painting captures the current global mood.

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NATO Finds A New Focus In Eastern Europe

Friday, March 21, 2014

Russia's actions in Ukraine have brought NATO's mission into much clearer focus. The military alliance now faces a political crisis in its own backyard, in Eastern Europe and the Baltics.

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Obama Heads To The Hague For Nuclear Summit

Friday, March 21, 2014

President Obama goes to The Hague for a nuclear security summit Monday. Although the crisis in Ukraine is overshadowing the event, there is a packed agenda independent of the tensions with Russia. This is the third time world leaders have met to discuss how to keep nuclear materials out of terrorists' hands.

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Will Scotland Leave The UK? One Cafe Sells Cakes to Find Out

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The people of Scotland will decide in a September referendum whether Scotland stays in the UK or declares independence after 300 years in the fold. Glasgow is ground zero in the growing campaign.

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After 300 Years Of Marriage, Scotland Contemplates U.K. Divorce

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

For the first time, Scots will be able to vote on whether they want to remain part of the United Kingdom or strike out on their own. So far, polls suggest most favor unity over independence.

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Europe Pulls Punches With Limited Sanctions, Wary Of Backfire

Monday, March 17, 2014

European leaders have condemned the secession referendum in Crimea. They have reacted by imposing a visa ban and asset freeze on 21 people said to be behind Russia's actions in the region.

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With Russian Minister, Kerry Kicks A Soccer Ball And Talks Ukraine

Friday, March 14, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meet in London Friday for talks about the crisis in Ukraine.

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Britain's 'Tea Party' Pushes For Cutting Ties With European Union

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The UK Independence Party doesn't have any seats in parliament. But it does seem to influence Britain's ruling Conservatives by tapping into the same themes favored by the Tea Party in the U.S.

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Will Scotland Go Independent? A Primer On The Secession Vote

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Scotland will vote Sept. 18 on whether it wants to break away from the United Kingdom. NPR's Ari Shapiro provides the basics on the likelihood of secession and what it might mean.

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British Satire: Still Current After 170 Years

Monday, January 27, 2014

Britain is going through a debate on government spending, and NPR's London correspondent, Ari Shapiro, found a magazine cartoon that captures the moment. It's from 1844.

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ln A Global Economy, Why's It So Expensive To Transfer My Money?

Thursday, January 16, 2014

NPR's Ari Shapiro, who recently arrived in London, reports that all the wonders of modern technology have somehow not managed to reduce the time or the maddeningly high costs of transferring money across national borders.

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London's Cheeky Skyscrapers

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

London's most modern skyscrapers have their formal names. But they are also given irreverent nicknames like "The Cheese Grater" and "The Prawn."

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Obama: World Lost A Profoundly Good Man In Nelson Mandela's Death

Thursday, December 05, 2013

President Obama addressed the nation Thursday after news that former South African president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela died, saying the world lost an influential, courageous and "profoundly good" man.

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White House Cites Pre-Existing Condition Case From Its Own Ranks

Thursday, December 05, 2013

It's Day 4 of the White House's new messaging push for the Affordable Care Act. Today the goal is to tell the stories of people with pre-existing conditions who are now entitled to coverage under the new health care law.One such story comes from within the White House.

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