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Framework Deal Raises Questions About Inspection Of Iranian Nuclear Sites

Monday, April 06, 2015

NPR's Melissa Block interviews David Albright, a former nuclear inspector and founder of the Institute for Science and International Security.

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'Visibly Pregnant' Girls Are Banned From School In Sierra Leone

Monday, April 06, 2015

The theory is that they could influence "innocent girls," says the minister of education. That's a belief that's held around the globe. Researchers have another idea.

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All Things Considered

Kenya Bombs Two Al-Shabab Camps In Somalia

Monday, April 06, 2015

Kenya bombed two al-Shabab bases in Somalia Monday in retaliation for last week's massacre at a university in Garissa. Nearly 150 students and staff were killed in the assault.

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Go Ahead, Little Goat, Eat Some Poison Ivy. It Won't Hurt A Bit

Monday, April 06, 2015

Amazon's getting into the rent-a-goat business (for weed chomping). After all, goats are great at wiping out unwanted plants — even poison ivy. How do they do it?

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StuckInYemen.com Website Offers To Help Americans Trapped In Yemen

Monday, April 06, 2015

The site was created after Arab-American advocacy groups began to hear from U.S. citizens stuck in Yemen. The groups are pushing the U.S. government to step in and help those who are unable to leave.

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Flight Or Fight? Air India Grounds Pilots After Reported Cockpit Brawl

Monday, April 06, 2015

The co-pilot, upset over instructions from the commander, apparently "beat up the captain," The Times of India reported. An airline spokesman said the two men had "an argument ... nothing more."

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French Special Forces Free Dutch Hostage Held In Mali Since 2011

Monday, April 06, 2015

Sjaak Rijke had been seized in Timbuktu along with two other men in November 2011. Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders calls it an end to a "terrible period of uncertainty and grief."

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Red Cross Plans To Fly Supplies, Medical Workers Into Yemen

Monday, April 06, 2015

When they arrive, medical teams and rescue workers will try to help those caught in the fighting. Three Yemen Red Crescent volunteers have died in the past week.

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Morning Edition

France Takes Aim At Companies That Hire Ultrathin Models

Monday, April 06, 2015

The controversial measure is part of an overall healthcare bill expected to pass into law. Spain, Israel and Italy have rules against ultrathin models, but none go as far as the French measure would.

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Morning Edition

ISIS Militants Close In On Area Near Syrian Capital

Monday, April 06, 2015

In Syria, the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, is gaining ground in an area on the edge of the capital Damascus. The area called Yarmouk was once a Palestinian refugee camp.

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Morning Edition

Bomb Attacks Increase In Ukraine's Second-Largest City, Kharkiv

Monday, April 06, 2015

Kharkiv has largely escaped the ravages of the war until recently. It has been hit by several terrorist bombings, including a blast at a Ukrainian national unity rally last month that killed 4 people.

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All Things Considered

Netanyahu: 'I'm Not Trying To Kill Any Deal' With Iran

Sunday, April 05, 2015

The Israeli leader, who appeared on CNN and NBC, urged the U.S. and Western powers to seek a better agreement to limit Tehran's nuclear program.

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Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me!

Large Hadron Collider Goes Back Online After 2-Year Hiatus

Sunday, April 05, 2015

The giant particle accelerator at CERN, near Geneva, Switzerland, underwent a number of upgrades, including a doubling of the energy with which it can smash protons together.

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In Easter Address, Pope Condemns Violence Against Christians

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Francis, in his annual Urbi et Orbi message, decried the bloodshed in Africa and the Middle East. He also expressed hope for the framework deal on Iran's nuclear program.

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Man Retires, Moves, Discovers His Doppelganger

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Neil Richardson and John Jemison were strangers until they moved to the same town in Essex and found they shared an uncanny resemblance. This is how they came face to face.

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Kenyans Mourn Dead From Al-Shabab Attack

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Many Christians in the east African country gathering at churches for Easter Sunday used the occasion to remember 148 killed in the campus assault.

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In Greece, Getting By On The Brink Of A Financial Meltdown

Sunday, April 05, 2015

A teacher, a student and an entrepreneur say the economic and social crisis in Athens has forced them to re-calibrate their expectations.

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Hard Hats And Loud Vests On The Prime Minister's Campaign Bus

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Correspondent Jonny Dymond is the BBC's man on the David Cameron election bus. He filed an essay with three weeks to go before the UK's national election.

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Lifting Sanctions Would Be Watershed Moment For Iranian Businessman

Sunday, April 05, 2015

A framework was announced last week to curb Iran's nuclear program. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Iranian businessman Rouzbeh Pirouz about how the proposal will affect his business.

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Will New Zealand Rebuild The Cathedral My Forefather Erected?

Sunday, April 05, 2015

NPR's Philip Reeves recently visited the earthquake-battered cathedral in New Zealand built by a 19th-century ancestor. He found his family history entwined in a fierce contemporary controversy.

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