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Gregory Warner

Gregory Warner appears in the following:

It's Been A Hard Road To 12-Step For Zanzibar's Heroin Addicts

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

On an island with one of the world's highest addiction rates, a 12-step program faces special challenges. The Muslim populace is uneasy with its Christian concepts. And women are seen as beyond hope.

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International Criminal Court To Try Former Child Soldier With War Crimes

Friday, January 23, 2015

The international criminal court in the Hague was founded to prosecute those who commit war crimes — particularly the crime of abducting and conscripting children as soldiers. But for the first time in that court's 15 year history, it's putting on trial a man who was once a victim of that same crime.

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Police Fire Tear Gas On Kenyan Kids Protecting A Soccer Field

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Hundreds of kids in Nairobi protested the loss of their playground to a developer Monday. In the end, the children did what ordinary Kenyans are rarely able to do: defend a public space.

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In The World's Rape Capital, Doctors Fight Violence With Science

Monday, January 05, 2015

A new research center in the eastern Congo is giving doctors the resources to investigate the causes and impacts of rape — and to determine which interventions actually help women recover and thrive.

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When A Rebel Is Homesick, He Might Be Willing To Surrender

Friday, January 02, 2015

To help end the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Michael Sharp sits among the banana trees and talks with the fighters about memories of the past and dreams for their children.

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A 40-Day Vegan Fast, Then, At Last, A January Christmas Feast

Thursday, January 01, 2015

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church observes Christmas on Jan. 7, and the 40 days prior are observed as a vegan fast. That means no dairy and no meat until the traditional dish of doro wat on Christmas Day.

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Don't Bench That Dentist: A Guide To Ugandan English

Monday, December 29, 2014

The language called "Uglish" is as controversial in Uganda as Ebonics is in the U.S. And now it has its own dictionary. Is it just bad English or a legitimate local variant?

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How To Pitch A Hamburger In A War Zone

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Even as Ukraine remains in a military and financial crisis after the upheavals of 2014, Ukrainian business owners are trying to drum up interest from Western investors.

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We're Down To 5 Northern White Rhinos: Is It Too Late For Babies?

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

With the death of a northern white rhino in San Diego's zoo this week, researchers are working to see whether they can save the species. They'd better hurry — only five remain.

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Charges Of Crimes Against Humanity Dropped Against Kenyan Leader

Friday, December 05, 2014

The first case of crimes against humanity leveled against a sitting head of state has ended with the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court dropping all charges against Kenya's president, Uhuru Kenyatta.

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Kenya Shakes Up Security Leadership After Latest Al Shabab Attack

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The Kenyan government has made long-sought changes in its top security officials after more than 30 people were killed by Al Shabab militants on Tuesday. But it's unclear whether the government can get a handle on widespread security threats.

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Outside Westgate

Saturday, November 29, 2014

After a public tragedy, a reporter looks at the space between the stories of the people who experienced it and the official narrative. 
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Research: Long Connection Between Fraternities And Sexual Assault

Friday, November 28, 2014

Allegations of a gang rape at a University of Virginia frat party continue to shake that campus. Renee Montagne talks to historian Nicholas Syrett about the history and power of fraternities.

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Viral Videos Show Kenyan Women Assaulted For Wearing Miniskirts

Friday, November 28, 2014

A woman in Kenya has been publicly stripped and molested nearly every day for two weeks for so-called "indecent dress." Cellphone video of the assaults have ignited condemnation, and copycat attacks.

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Islamist Al Shabab Militants Kill 28 In Kenya Bus Attack

Monday, November 24, 2014

Kenya says its forces have killed more than 100 suspected Islamist militants following the weekend's deadly attack on a Kenyan bus. The Al Shabab militants, however, say that whomever the Kenyans got, it wasn't them. In the weekend attack, gunmen pulled people off a bus and killed 28 of them.

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Guarding The Ebola Border

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Ivory Coast is determined to keep Ebola out. The government shut down the border, and enlisted local villagers to serve as informal border security.

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No Ebola, S'il Vous Plait, We're French: The Ivory Coast Mindset

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The country borders Liberia and Guinea, but so far Ebola hasn't arrived. Maybe it's because of the French heritage. When the authorities tell people what to do to keep the virus out, they listen.

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Janet Yellen Brings A Different Leadership Style To The Fed

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Melissa Block talks to Neil Irwin, senior economic correspondent for The New York Times, about the leadership style of Janet Yellen, the chair of the Federal Reserve.

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Serious

Monday, October 20, 2014

How a brave Ethiopian reporter put himself at risk to ask a very serious question that was seriously misunderstood.

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Should You Stock Up On Chocolate Bars Because Of Ebola?

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The virus has already caused one spike in chocolate prices, because cocoa is grown in countries that border Ebola-stricken Liberia and Guinea. Prices went back down — for the moment.

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