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Philip Reeves

Philip Reeves appears in the following:

In Pakistan, Pigeon Racing Is More Than A Hobby

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

In Lahore, Pakistan, breeding and racing pigeons is an integral part of everyday life.

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Pakistani Teen Shares Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 10, 2014

Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by Taliban militants for promoting education for girls, will share the prize with Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian campaigner against the exploitation of children.

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Activists Worry Pakistan's Blasphemy Law Is Being Abused

Thursday, September 11, 2014

More than a dozen people are on death row and many more are on trial under Pakistan's blasphemy law. Rights groups say the law is increasingly being used to persecute minorities and to settle scores.

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In Pakistan, Protesters Block Islamabad's City Center

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Traffic is stopped at the nerve center of the country's federal government. It's part of a standoff between the government and two opposition politicians who accuse the government of corruption.

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Gaza's Shattered Airport, Once A Symbol Of Sovereignty

Sunday, August 31, 2014

The sad spectacle of Gaza's bombed-out airport doesn't deter Palestinians from hoping to someday have another airport of their own.

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Israel, Hamas Agree To Long-Term Cease-Fire

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

An indefinite truce, brokered by Egypt, has gone into affect between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. More than 2,000 Palestinians and 69 Israelis have died in the seven weeks of fighting.

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Decimated Tower Remains As Monument To Gaza War

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The 17-story shard of an apartment building, which was destroyed in an Israeli airstrike, looms over a Gaza City neighborhood. The tower is a symbol of the ongoing, dangerous uncertainties of life late in the second month of the war between Israel and Hamas.

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Israeli Airstrikes Target Gaza Apartment Building

Monday, August 25, 2014

Weekend airstrikes severely damaged several buildings in Gaza. On Sunday, an apartment tower in Gaza City was brought down. Israeli officials say Hamas had an operations room in the building.

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Israel Unrolls New Series Of Strikes Against Hamas Leadership

Thursday, August 21, 2014

An Israeli airstrike killed three Hamas military commanders, who were buried shortly later amid threats that the militant group would respond.

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Hamas Senior Leaders Killed In Predawn Israeli Airstrike

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The militant group says three military leaders were killed in the strike in the Gaza Strip. Also, a Hamas official appeared to confirm its involvement in the killings that sparked the latest conflict.

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U.S. Doctor To Travel To Sierra Leone To Help Ebola Victims

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, an infectious diseases expert at Boston University, is going to Sierra Leone to help care for Ebola patients. She talks to Kelly McEvers about the challenges she expects to face.

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Latest Cease-Fire In Gaza Collapses

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Israel has resumed targeting terror sites across the Gaza Strip after renewed rocket attacks on the Jewish state. The action casts doubts on the future of indirect talks in Cairo to end the fighting.

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Blocked At The Border, Gaza Man's Hopes Of Escape Fade

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

One man's quest to get out of Gaza and into Egypt highlights Palestinian calls for more freedom of movement.

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Massive Rallies Descend On Islamabad, As Authorities Dig In Trenches

Friday, August 15, 2014

Thousands of people are converging on Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, for a protest rally against the government. The protesters began their 300-mile march in Lahore, led by Imran Khan, who believes he was robbed of last year's election by voting fraud. Meanwhile, a populist cleric is leading a separate march on the capital.

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Pakistan's Mixed Message: Celebrations Amid A Security Lockdown

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The country's Independence Day was a study in contradictions. The effort to mark the occasion in the capital Islamabad kept bumping up against anxiety over protest marches against the government.

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In Islamabad, A Rare Piano Teacher Pursues His Mission Quietly

Sunday, July 06, 2014

One of the few piano teachers in Pakistan's capital is determined to keep his art alive. To avoid being victimized by hard-line Islamists, he teaches on digital keyboards with the volume dialed down.

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In A Remote Corner Of Pakistan, A Mass Exodus

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Pakistan's military is waging an offensive against the Taliban, and the outcome is uncertain. But nearly a half-million civilians have already fled their homes in an area that has few resources.

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Airlines Suspend Flights To Pakistani City After Shooting

Thursday, June 26, 2014

A Pakistan International Airways plane was shot at in Peshawar on Wednesday. International airlines are canceling flights to the city. The bullet came through the window and one passenger died.

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Down From The Mountains, Pakistanis Flee Military Offensive

Friday, June 20, 2014

In Pakistan, people continue to flood out of the mountains bordering Afghanistan. An estimated 200,000 people have abandoned their homes and livestock to escape a new phase of war underway in the North Waziristan tribal area.

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Pakistan Launches Military Operation To Root Out Militants

Monday, June 16, 2014

The offensive is in North Waziristan, a tribal area in the mountains bordering Afghanistan, and a haven for the Taliban and other militants. Tens of thousands of residents are pouring out of the area.

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