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Ari Shapiro

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In Seoul, Where Everything Moves Fast, There's Also Longing For The Past

Sunday, August 02, 2015

In recent weeks, NPR's Ari Shapiro has been reporting from Seoul. He's found South Koreans take great pride in their country's progress over the past 50 years, but it's often tempered by nostalgia.

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South Koreans Bristle At Growing Dominance Of Family-Run Conglomerates

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

A small number of family-run conglomerates dominate South Korea's economy. The biggest started as a village store in 1938. It's controlled by the same family, and is now a household name: Samsung.

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Buddhist Diet For A Clear Mind: Nuns Preserve Art Of Korean Temple Food

Thursday, July 23, 2015

In South Korea, Buddhist temple food is viewed the way spa food is in the U.S.: curative, cleansing, perhaps even medicinal. Buddhist nuns have preserved these cooking techniques for 1,600 years.

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The Story Of South Korea Told Through One Cartoonist

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

One cartoonist in Seoul has shaped and defined South Korean culture for decades. NPR meets the artist on the last day of an exhibition devoted to the scope of his career.

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Belgrade's Ruined Defense Ministry Serves As Reminder Of NATO Airstrikes

Thursday, July 09, 2015

After national trauma, some countries build memorials, and others forget. Sixteen years after bombs struck, the defense ministry in Belgrade remains a ruin, serving as a daily reminder of the NATO war against Serbia.

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London Residents Remember Subway Bombing 10 Years Ago

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

On the 10th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack on British soil, NPR hears the voices of first responders, survivors and others who lived through the London subway and bus bombing.

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The Painful Memories Of Those Who Survived London's 2005 Terror Attacks

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

On July 7, 2005, terrorists hit the subway system and buses across London. Ten years later, we hear the stories of emergency workers, survivors and those who lost loved ones.

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7 Years After Kosovo's Independence, A Border Still Fraught With Tension

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Kosovo gained independence from Serbia less than a decade ago. The two have not yet reconciled, which is apparent when crossing the border between the countries.

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Kosovo: The Pros And Cons Of Being Europe's Newest Country

Friday, June 26, 2015

America played a major role in Kosovo's fight for independence. Now, seven years after its emergence as a country, Kosovo suffers growing pains with more than half the young people unemployed.

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The Dutch Ruling On Climate Change That Could Have A Global Impact

Thursday, June 25, 2015

A Dutch court hands environmentalists a big victory with potential global repercussions, ordering the government to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent.

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After Kosovo Emerged From War, Foreign Extremists Radicalized Youth

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Decades of communism left Kosovo a largely secular place. But after the U.S.-backed war for independence, extremists radicalized young people. Now some have joined the Islamic State in Syria.

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Bulgaria Steps Up Efforts Against Drug Trafficking Across Its Borders

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Bulgaria has long been a drug trafficking hub. As recently as the 1990s, the government looked the other way. Now a European Union member, it's working to stop the flow of Afghan heroin into Europe.

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Russia And The West Play Tug Of War; Serbia Feels Caught In The Middle

Monday, June 22, 2015

Serbia has long had close ties to Russia. But as with other Slavic countries, it's also looking to develop ties with Western Europe. It's a tough balance to strike these days.

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Europe's Migrant Crisis Spreads Ashore As Refugees Enter Bulgaria On Foot

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Migrants from Syria and other nations are fleeing to Europe not just by sea but also over land via Turkey. In Bulgaria, one of the European Union's poorest nations, about 1,000 people used to cross the border in a year. Last weekend alone, 650 people tried to cross, most of them unsuccessfully.A version of this story originally aired on All Things Considered on June 17, 2015.

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Small Cafe Offers Refuge To Desperate Migrants Entering Bulgaria On Foot

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The Syrian refugees streaming across the border into Bulgaria have proved a boon for one kebab house. It's one spot in Europe where desperate migrants have found work and a welcome.

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As Ramadan Begins, Muslim Migrants Welcomed At Belgrade Mosque

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Serbia is a transit hub for refugees from the Mideast and Africa. This poor Balkan nation struggles to cope with the migrants, whose exile is all the more poignant as they try to celebrate Ramadan.

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Europe's Migrant Crisis Spreads Ashore As Refugees Enter Bulgaria On Foot

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Desperate refugees from Syria and other strife-torn nations are surging into Europe not just by sea, but also over land from Turkey. They are straining border guards of Bulgaria, one of the poorest nations in the European Union.

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Migrants Set On Getting To Europe Try Crossing Between Turkey And Bulgaria

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Many migrants have died trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe. Bulgaria is now seeing a surge of migrants attempting to enter Europe by land from Turkey.

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To Escape Poachers, Rhinos Are Airlifted To Safer Areas

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Conservationists in South Africa and Zimbabwe are relocating rhinos by airplane to safer habitats elsewhere in Africa. David Greene talks to Raoul du Toit, who runs Lowveld Rhino Trust in Zimbabwe.

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In A One-Room Schoolhouse, Irish Family Keeps Legacy Of W.B. Yeats Alive

Friday, June 12, 2015

The poet W.B. Yeats was born 150 years ago this week. In rural Ireland, a nun whose family has a personal history with the poet has turned a one-room schoolhouse into a small Yeats museum.

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