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Julie McCarthy

Julie McCarthy appears in the following:

U.S. Spying Allegations Chafe An Already Angry India

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Sen. John McCain is in India to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But the visit was overshadowed by reports that the NSA was given permission in 2010 to spy on Modi's political party.

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In Blogs And Tweets, India's New Leader Bemoans Lack Of 'Honeymoon'

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Narendra Modi became prime minister just a month ago. He had a big agenda, but has yet to launch any major programs. But the tech-savvy leader has racked up 5 million Twitter followers.

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Iraqi Crisis Brings Focus On Indian Migrants Who Seek Profit Amid Peril

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

When the northern Iraqi city of Mosul was captured by Sunni militants, 40 Indian construction workers were taken hostage. It's one of the first diplomatic challenges for the new government in India, which sees millions of migrant workers move abroad and send some $70 billion back home to family.

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Indians Caught In Middle Of Iraq's Worsening Crisis

Thursday, June 19, 2014

India's new government faces its first major foreign policy test after the abduction of 40 Indian workers by suspected militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

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India's Transgender Community Turns Seat Belt Safety Into Video Hit

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

India's transgender community is on a roll. Known as hijras, they recently won court recognition as part of a third gender. Now they're starring in a popular video urging drivers to buckle up.

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How A Lack Of Toilets Puts India's Women At Risk Of Assault

Monday, June 09, 2014

The rape and lynching of two girls has caused an uproar and focused attention on sexual assaults. A lack of toilets forces women and girls to go outside at night, where they are vulnerable to attack.

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Attack On Mother In India Underscores U.N. Call For Action

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

As U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demands a global end to violence against women, a 35-year-old is molested and shot in front of her husband and five children in India's northeast.

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Double Rape, Lynching In India Exposes Caste Fault Lines

Monday, June 02, 2014

The men accused in the girls' murder belong to their area's dominant caste. Protesters and politicians are lashing out at delays and indifference in a case that is creating a political maelstrom.

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India's New Prime Minister Takes A Stand On Foreign Policy

Monday, June 02, 2014

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a conservative Hindu leader, defied expectations on his first day in office by holding a micro-summit with his country's principle rival, Muslim Pakistan.

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India's New Prime Minister Sworn In

Monday, May 26, 2014

Narendra Modi officially takes office as India's new prime minister in a ceremony in New Delhi that broke with the past. More than 3,000 guests witnessed India's most elaborate oath-taking.

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After Landslide Victory, Modi Becomes Pakistan's Prime Minister

Monday, May 26, 2014

Many foreign dignitaries are attending inauguration ceremonies Monday for Narendra Modi, who was being sworn in as India's prime minister. Pakistan's prime minister is in attendance.

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Brash On The Campaign Trail, Modi Steps Into Parliament Humble

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Narendra Modi made his maiden visit to the halls of India's parliament Tuesday, shortly after being unanimously voted his party's leader. Then, he was off to the presidential palace to receive the invitation to form a government.

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India's Next Prime Minister Ready To Act On Mandate

Monday, May 19, 2014

With the BJP's surprising victory in India's elections last Friday, the country prepares to swear-in Narendra Modi as the new prime minister this week. Modi and the BJP dominated the Congress party.

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GOP Candidates Try To Hold Off Tea Party Picks In Primaries

Monday, May 19, 2014

A slate of primary races on Tuesday could reveal more about the direction of the Republican Party in this midterm election year.

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In Sea Change Election, Young India Ushers In A New Political Era

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Guest host Tess Vigeland checks in with NPR's Julie McCarthy about the elections in India and the country's new prime minister, Narendra Modi.

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After Weeks Of Voting, India's Opposition Party Gets A Sweeping Win

Friday, May 16, 2014

After several weeks, India's parliamentary elections have finally finished. Voters swept opposition leader Narendra Modi into power as prime minister, voting for the Hindu nationalist party he leads.

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Opposition Party Wins, India's Congress Party Concedes Defeat

Friday, May 16, 2014

Early results indicate the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party would earn enough parliamentary seats to create a government without forming a coalition with regional leaders.

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Voting In India's Election Is Wrapping Up

Monday, May 12, 2014

Monday is the final day of voting in India's six-week election. More than 500 million voters have cast ballots. The results of the election will be announced on Friday.

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U.S. Won't Recognize Eastern Ukraine Vote On Independence

Monday, May 12, 2014

Residents of two regions of eastern Ukraine wrapped up voting on Sunday in a controversial referendum over independence from the central government in Kiev. The vote has been rejected as illegitimate.

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After Everest Tragedy, Who Pays When Climbing Season's Suspended?

Friday, April 25, 2014

After the deaths of 16 Sherpa guides on Mount Everest, grief has given way to attempts to recover. Private expedition companies must balance clients' happiness, good will among guides and solvency.

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