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Lauren Frayer

Lauren Frayer appears in the following:

New Anti-Austerity Party Gathers Support In Spain

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Following the success of the Syriza party in Greece, another populist anti-austerity party is topping political polls in Spain, and could win power in elections this fall.

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Investigation Into Paris Attack Leads Authorities To Spain

Friday, January 23, 2015

In the wake of attacks in Paris, part of the investigation into terror cells in Europe has led to Spain. One of the Paris gunmen, Amedy Coulibaly, is believed to have visited Madrid in the days before he burst into a kosher market, killing four people.

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In A Paris Suburb, Jews And Muslims Live In A Fragile Harmony

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Jewish and Muslim communities have lived together for decades in Sarcelles, about 10 miles from Paris. But locals say last week's attacks in Paris have heightened awareness of religious differences.

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'Charlie Hebdo' Hits The Stands — And Promptly Flies Off Them

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The magazine Charlie Hebdo published its latest edition in Paris on Wednesday. It was purchased by hundreds of thousands of Parisians as a gesture of support, selling out at outlets across the city.

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French Investigators Search For 6 More Terror Suspects

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Authorities believe the three gunmen may have had more accomplices than first thought. A total of 17 victims and the three gunmen died in three days of bloodshed last week.

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In France's Muslim Community, Stories Of Heroism, And Some Fear

Monday, January 12, 2015

Muslims were among the first people at the scene of last week's attacks in Paris. An employee of the kosher supermarket saved hostages, and a policeman died responding to the Charlie Hebdo shootings.

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World Leaders Join Thousands For Peace Rally In Paris

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Hundreds of thousands of people marched in the French capital and other cities Sunday in a demonstration of unity and defiance following the Paris terror attacks.

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Hostage Sieges End In France, With Seven People Dead

Friday, January 09, 2015

Police in France have ended both of the hostage sieges they were facing in and near Paris. Three gunmen are dead, along with four of the hostages.

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In France, Simultaneous Standoffs Erupt In Violence

Friday, January 09, 2015

NPR's Eleanor Beardsley and Lauren Frayer speak to Renee Montagne about the standoffs between police and gunmen, both at a kosher market and in a warehouse north of Paris.

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A Review Of The Day's Violent Tumult In France

Friday, January 09, 2015

Two standoffs involving armed men in and around Paris have ended with the deaths of three suspects. The violence concludes days of strain and tumult after shootings at a French satirical magazine.

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12 Victims Died In Shooting; We Learn More About Them

Friday, January 09, 2015

They were killed in Paris on Wednesday in France's deadliest terror attack in a generation. We're going to tell you about a few of them, including two police officers, gunned down in the line of duty.

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In Paris And To Its North, 2 Standoffs Develop

Friday, January 09, 2015

French police have closed off a town north of Paris where two suspects in the Charlie Hebdo killings are thought to be hiding. Meanwhile, a second standoff is underway at a kosher market inside Paris.

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French Police Swarm Town Looking For Shooting Suspects

Friday, January 09, 2015

In a town north of Paris, police are looking for the suspects in Wednesday's mass shooting at a satirical weekly. Authorities found an abandoned car that the suspects apparently used to flee the city.

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France Observes Official Day Of Mourning After Attack

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Parisians responded to Wednesday's terrorist attack with a mixture of shock, fear and defiance.

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Unemployment, Deflation Felt Acutely In Spain

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Spain's jobless rate still tops 23 percent and salaries are stagnant or declining. The Spanish economy is technically out of recession but many Spaniards still aren't celebrating.

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Thalidomide Victims In Spain Still Waiting For Compensation

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Five decades on, the battle for justice over birth defects caused by the drug thalidomide continues in only one European country. Victims in Spain are the only ones still left without compensation.

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After 522 Years, Spain Seeks To Make Amends For Expulsion Of Jews

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Spain's monarchy decimated the Jewish population by expelling, killing or forcibly converting Jews in 1492. Now the country may offer their descendants Spanish citizenship.

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The 85-Year-Old Widow Who's The Symbol Of Spain's Economic Woes

Monday, December 22, 2014

Carmen Martinez Ayuso was evicted from her apartment because her son took out a loan he couldn't repay. Now she's been the recipient of unexpected kindness this holiday season.

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At Last, Muslims Can Savor A Halal Spin On Spain's Famous Jamón

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Authentic jamón ibérico from free-range pigs fed on acorns is a key Spanish food that observant Muslims can't enjoy. But a Tunisian emigre is now making halal ham from lamb and beef in southern Spain.

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After Law Requires Payments To Papers, Google News Shuts Down In Spain

Friday, December 12, 2014

In a victory for Spain's news outlets, aggregators are now required to pay the sites for linking to their content. But Google's choice could hurt the sites, limiting their global reach and influence.

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