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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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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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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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Ex-Gitmo Detainees In Uruguay Protest At U.S. Embassy

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The men, resettled there after years in detention, say they aren't getting enough assistance. Camped outside the U.S. Embassy, they are seeking housing and other help reintegrating into society.

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A Senator's Effort Helps Bring Home The Last Marines Killed In Vietnam

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, WBUR's Bob Oakes tells the story of Charles McMahon, one of the last Marines to die in Vietnam.

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Europe May Be On Sale, But The Ticket To Get There Isn't

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The euro has dropped in value against the U.S. dollar by more than 20 percent since last summer. But even as Americans find bargains in Europe, flights to get there remain pricey for a few reasons.

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Big Aftershocks In Nepal Could Persist For Years

Monday, April 27, 2015

Saturday's magnitude-7.8 quake released stress that was building for 150 years, scientists say, and it reshuffled tension to nearby faults.

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Kathmandu In Chaos After Massive Saturday Earthquake

Sunday, April 26, 2015

One day after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal, killing more than 2,000 people, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks correspondent Julie McCarthy, who is in Kathmandu.

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Flood Of Desperate Refugees Tests Spaniards' Tolerance

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Arab and African migrants are landing on Spain's coast in a region with a 34 percent unemployment. That's created friction and prompted a debate about how best to help them.

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American Al-Qaida Member Killed In Strike Was Star Of Propaganda Videos

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The White House said Thursday that anti-terror operations inadvertently killed two American members of al-Qaida, Adam Gadahn and Ahmed Farouq, in the Afghan-Pakistan border region.

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Turks And Armenians Prepare For Dueling Anniversaries On Friday

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Turkey has moved up a major military celebration by a day this year. Critics say it's a clunky attempt to overshadow the 1915 slaughter of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire.

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To Escape Military Service, Thousands Of Young Eritreans Flee To Europe

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Dan Connell, visiting researcher at the Boston University African Studies Center, about the large number of young people emigrating to Europe from Eritrea.

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Saudi Airstrikes Raise Doubts Abroad, Spark Patriotic Fervor At Home

Monday, April 20, 2015

Much of the world is skeptical about the wisdom of the bombing raids in Yemen. But Saudis are rallying around their new king, Salman, and his son, the defense minister.

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Chinese President To Discuss Massive Trade Route During Pakistan Visit

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit long-time ally Pakistan this week to discuss a port project and roads that link the two countries. China is hoping to extend its influence in region.

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As Greeks And Germans Negotiate Debt, Reparations Issues Resurface

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Greece says Germany owes it billions of dollars for its World War II occupation by the Nazis. The German government says it has already paid, but some Germans feel more should be done.

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A Tart Take On Bitter Realities In 'Tangerines'

Friday, April 17, 2015

NPR's Bob Mondello reviews Tangerines, an unconventional war drama that was this year's Estonian nominee for Best Foreign Language Film.

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A Year After Ferry Disaster, South Koreans Await Answers

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The root causes of the accident that killed 304 people are still unclear, and parents of the victims are embroiled in a political tug of war.

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Obama Pledges Support To Iraqi Prime Minister In Fight Against Islamic State

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is on his first official visit to Washington, D.C.

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After Global Protests, Kenyan Court Sentences 3 Men Who Raped Teen

Monday, April 13, 2015

"Liz" was found crawling out of a pit latrine, crying for help. When police doled out punishment โ€” cutting grass at the police station โ€” women's groups rallied. Monday they were sentenced to prison.

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In A Spanish Enclave, Women Recruit Women To Join ISIS

Sunday, April 12, 2015

The tiny Spanish territory of Ceuta has been the home of an all-female recruiting ring that helped persuade Muslim women to join the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, according to Spanish authorities.

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