Hannah Bloch

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PHOTOS: Saudi Women Start Driving, But Activists Remain Jailed

Monday, June 25, 2018

With the ban lifted on female drivers, Saudi women can sit legally in the driver's seat for the first time. But global concern is high over detention of activists who fought for the right to drive.

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PHOTOS: Highlights Of The Trump-Kim Summit In Singapore

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Tuesday's meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong Un marks the start of a long negotiation process over North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Here are highlights in photos from a momentous day.

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Farewell To NPR's 'Parallels' Blog — And Hello, 'World'!

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

After five years and nearly 3,500 stories — from Pakistan to Papua New Guinea and Paris — the Parallels blog is closing. You'll now find all of NPR's coverage from around the globe at npr.org/world.

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PHOTOS: U.S. Embassy Opens In Jerusalem As Tens Of Thousands Protest In Gaza

Monday, May 14, 2018

The day was marked by violence and bloodshed, as tens of thousands of Palestinians protested the embassy opening and Israeli army forces killed dozens of protesters.

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'No More Hope': Slain Afghan Photographer Covered His Country's Turmoil For 2 Decades

Monday, April 30, 2018

Shah Marai with Agence France-Presse was among those killed in twin suicide blasts in Kabul. "Life seems to be even more difficult than under the Taliban because of the insecurity," he wrote in 2016.

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After Nawaz Sharif's Ouster, What's Next For Pakistan?

Friday, July 28, 2017

Sharif served as Pakistan's prime minister three times since 1990, and now has been removed from office three times. In the country's 70-year history, no prime minister has completed a five-year term.

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In Washington, D.C., A Program In Which Birds And People Lift Each Other Up

Saturday, May 20, 2017

For 25 years, the Earth Conservation Corps has been cleaning up the capital's polluted Anacostia River. Volunteers have turned their lives around and now work to help others do the same.

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Amid U.S.-Mexico Strains, Tillerson And Kelly Take On 'Tough Trip'

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Talks between Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security chief John Kelly with their Mexican counterparts were intended to smooth out growing tensions between the two countries.

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PHOTOS: As World Watches Trump Become President, Protests And Some Celebrations

Friday, January 20, 2017

As Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th U.S. president Friday, protests and demonstrations were underway around the world, from London to Manila. There were a few celebrations, too.

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How Foreign Journalists Here Try To Explain The U.S. Election Back Home

Monday, November 07, 2016

Reporters from Europe, Turkey and Lebanon share their experiences covering the 2016 U.S. election — everything from translation challenges to close encounters with a pregnant Ivanka Trump.

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When Disaster Strikes, He Creates A 'Crisis Map' That Helps Save Lives

Sunday, October 02, 2016

"You can't protect what you can't map," says Patrick Meier. He pioneered the field of crisis mapping during the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and now focuses on the use of robotics for humanitarian purposes.

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Crisis Mapping Pioneer Focuses On Humanitarian Uses For Drones

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Patrick Meier pioneered the field of crisis mapping during the 2010 Haiti earthquake, compiling information to create a real time map of damage. Now he's focusing on humanitarian uses of drones.

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The View From Kabul On Sept. 11, 2001

Thursday, September 08, 2016

The attacks came at a time when Afghanistan was under harsh Taliban rule, isolated from the world and on the verge of famine. Reporter Hannah Bloch, who was in Kabul on Sept. 11, recalls the day.

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Clinton And Trump: The World, In Their Own Words

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Foreign policy is usually a campaign afterthought. But the next president will inherent a raft of global challenges, from ISIS to trade deals to a pivot to Asia.

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Amid Rise In Worldwide Conflict, Reasons For 'Cautious' Optimism

Saturday, July 16, 2016

The number of global killings has jumped by about 600 percent since 2010. But a former U.N. strategic planning director says it's crucial to put the numbers into proper context.

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Abdul Sattar Edhi, Known As 'Pakistan's Mother Teresa,' Dies At 88

Friday, July 08, 2016

He was Pakistan's greatest humanitarian, creating a social service network providing 24-hour emergency services, adoptions, maternity wards and burials for the indigent.

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Post-Brexit, Things Could Change For U.K. Sports, Pets And Duty-Free Booze

Thursday, June 30, 2016

How might a Brexit affect U.K. citizens in their everyday lives? Everything from mobile phone usage to Premier League football, pet travel and how much booze can be brought home duty-free may change.

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Reacting To The Brexit Vote, Many World Leaders Express Anxieties

Friday, June 24, 2016

As markets lurched after Great Britain's vote to withdraw from the European Union, leaders weighed in with worries, expressions of solidarity with the EU — and some soul-searching about its future.

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'They Were So Beautiful': Remembering Those Murdered In Orlando

Monday, June 13, 2016

They ranged in age from 18 to 50. They were dancers and students, a singer and a bouncer, an accountant and an aspiring firefighter — mothers, fathers, teenagers, couples and best friends.

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Taliban Get A New Leader, Who's Just As Violent As The Old One

Monday, June 06, 2016

The Taliban have kept up a drumbeat of attacks since their leader was killed last month in a U.S. drone strike. Hopes that a new leader might improve the climate for peace are fading fast.

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