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In Nepal, Efforts Underway To Salvage Ancient Sites Damaged By Quake

Sunday, May 03, 2015

At least 70 ancient sites in the Kathmandu Valley were damaged or destroyed in last month's quake. Archaeologists and others are trying to protect and recover as much as they can, as fast as possible.

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For Filipinos, Manny Pacquiao Remains A Symbol Of Hope

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Saturday's "Fight of the Century" ended in disappointment for Manny Pacquiao fans. But for Filipino-American families, he remains a hero for the ages.

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Nepal's Medical Worries: Crowded Hospitals, Open Wounds

Sunday, May 03, 2015

An estimated 14,000 people survived April's earthquake in Nepal with serious injuries. NPR's Rachel Martin gets a picture of medical conditions there from American E.R. doctor Bianca Grecu-Jacobs.

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101-Year-Old Man Among Quake Survivors Found In Nepal

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Another man and a woman were rescued from wreckage in a village a full week after the devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake that has more than 7,000.

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To Restore Its Shattered Treasures, Nepal Has A Secret Weapon

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Many of Nepal's historic treasures crumbled in last week's earthquake. But generations of wood and stone carvers have spawned a tradition that could help return monuments to their former glory.

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China Promises $46 Billion To Pave The Way For A Brand New Silk Road

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Improving Pakistan's infrastructure will be the first step in creating a network of roads, railways, pipelines and shipping lanes that stretch all the way to Europe.

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30 Graves, Thought To Be Burmese Migrants, Found In Thailand

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Remains from the graves are believed to be illegal migrants who were likely victims of human trafficking.

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Death Toll In Nepal Crosses 6,800

Saturday, May 02, 2015

The United Nations has complained that Nepal's bureaucracy is getting in the way of relief efforts. Government officials in Kathmandu say they aren't receiving enough of the right kind of aid.

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Conditions Slowly Improve After Nepal Quake

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Power is on in most areas of Kathmandu and the Internet is working, but tens of thousands are homeless. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Russell Lewis in Nepal about earthquake recovery.

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Above The Fray: Mafate Offers A Roadless, Island Isolation

Saturday, May 02, 2015

On La Réunion, a remote Indian Ocean island, one community lives in a collapsed volcanic crater, reachable only by foot or helicopter. We bring you an audio postcard.

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In Danang, Where U.S. Troops First Landed, Memories Of War Have Faded

Saturday, May 02, 2015

U.S. Marines were deployed to the coastal Vietnamese city 50 years ago last month. Now, 40 years after the war's end and amid great change, former Viet Cong and an American reflect on that time.

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You Want To Go To Nepal And Help Out. Is That A Good Idea?

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Volunteers are eager to lend a hand as the country recovers from the earthquake. That's a noble intention — but it could backfire.

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Show Us The Aid: Anger In An Ancient Nepali Town

Friday, May 01, 2015

Earthquake victims in Bhaktapur need food, water and shelter. They assert that the government is not delivering.

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How Vietnam Put Picking Presidents In The Hands Of The People

Friday, May 01, 2015

After the Vietnam era, it's hard to see how either party could dial back on its commitment to letting the people - at least those active in party voting - be the deciders of presidential nominations.

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Morning Edition

Villages Along Nepal's Araniko Highway Wait For Quake Relief

Friday, May 01, 2015

A trip along an important road link between Nepal's capital Kathmandu and China illustrates how hard it is to distribute aid — or even reach some of Nepal's remote mountainside villages.

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Morning Edition

Ask The Vietnamese About War, And They Think China, Not The U.S.

Friday, May 01, 2015

Vietnam's war with the U.S. lasted a decade, a mere historical blip compared to its centuries-long feud with China, which has been heating up recently.

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Just Do It: Obama Tries To Sway Skeptical Democrats On Trade

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The president is finding it tough to get Democrats on board with a Pacific trade deal. He's meeting with some who might be open to it and even going to Nike headquarters next week for an event.

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All Things Considered

He Carried His Mom On His Back For 5 Hours En Route To Medical Care

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The epicenter of the quake that struck Nepal was in the district of Gorkha, a few hours' drive from the capital of Kathmandu. We're just beginning to see the extent of the damage in villages there.

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Returning To Vietnam Years After Fleeing War, A Man Finally Feels At Home

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Duc Nguyen left Vietnam in 1975 as a boat person fleeing the communist advance. Now he has returned to an unlikely place — the seat of the communist government in Hanoi.

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Fearing Aftershocks, Thousands Stream Out Of Kathmandu

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Tens of thousands of people are leaving the Nepali capital. Some are returning to villages to try to find family missing since the earthquake. Others are scared of the threat of aftershocks.

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