Hannah Bloch

Hannah Bloch appears in the following:

'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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The Man At The Center Of Iraq's Political Storm

Monday, May 02, 2016

In the years after the 2003 U.S. invasion, the radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr emerged as a powerful anti-government force. Now he's reinvented himself. What role will he play in Iraq's future?

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In 'Service,' A Celebrated Photographer Turns His Lens On U.S. Troops

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Platon, best known for his portraits of leaders and celebrities, focuses on U.S. troops and their loved ones in his new book, Service. "It's time to celebrate a new set of cultural heroes," he says.

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In 'Only The Dead,' A Raw Look At War In Iraq

Monday, March 28, 2016

A harrowing documentary by Australian journalist Michael Ware documents the years he covered the war in Iraq as a Time and CNN reporter navigating between insurgents and the U.S. military.

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Brussels Attacks: What Happened, In Photos And Maps

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

A European capital is shattered with a pair of weekday morning attacks. Here's a look at the bombings and their aftermath.

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U.S. Proposes Tough New Sanctions On North Korea — With China's Support

Friday, February 26, 2016

Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, says the proposed U.N. Security Council resolution "is nearly unprecedented in many respects and the toughest ... in more than two decades."

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War May Not Have Led To Easter Island's Ancient Collapse

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

What caused the collapse of Easter Island, widely believed to be the world's most isolated inhabited place, hundreds of years ago? The question is a matter of hot debate.

Conventional wisdom holds that environmental destruction and internecine warfare led to societal and economic collapse on this tiny island located ...

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Slain Photographer Sought 'To Give Life To The Forgotten'

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Among the 30 victims of Friday's al-Qaida attack on a hotel and restaurant in Burkina Faso was Leila Alaoui, a French-Moroccan photographer known best for her powerful portraits of Moroccans and intimate, sensitive images of migrants and the displaced. She and her driver, Mahamadi Ouedraogo, were shot outside ...

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#NPRreads: 3 New Angles On Stories You Thought You Knew

Saturday, December 26, 2015

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

From digital editor Chris Hopkins:

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The Peace Prize Nobody Seems To Want

Saturday, December 12, 2015

The Nobel Peace Prize ceremony took place in Oslo on Thursday evening. This year's Peace laureate, Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet, a coalition of labor, human rights, legal and business groups, was honored for its efforts in bringing disparate sides together and promoting peace in the country since 2011.

When ...

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Response To London Subway Knife Attacker: 'You Ain't No Muslim, Bruv!'

Monday, December 07, 2015

When a man wielding a knife stabbed three people at an east London subway stop on Saturday evening and shouted, "This is for Syria," it was a bystander's blunt reaction, captured on video, that grabbed most of the attention afterward.

As police straddled and handcuffed the attacker, whom they'd Tasered ...

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#NPRreads: Jihadist Culture, Turkish Delight And A Christian Abortion Provider

Friday, December 04, 2015

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. On Fridays, we highlight some of the best stories.

This week, we bring you four ...

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In Brazil, Deforestation Is Up, And So Is The Risk Of Tree Extinction

Friday, November 27, 2015

The rate of deforestation in Brazil has increased by 16 percent over the past year, the country's Environment Ministry announced.

Brazil has often declared progress in reducing the rate of deforestation in the Amazon, but the government's own figures, released Thursday, show the challenges still facing the country.

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An ISIS School Teaches Jihad To Children At Age 3

Thursday, November 19, 2015

The Islamic State's activities in Iraq and Syria are well-known, but the group is gaining a toehold elsewhere in the world as well. In a chilling new documentary, a long-haired fighter claims that an ISIS-run "school" teaches all local children from the age of 3 in Afghanistan's Kunar province.

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The Intense Images Of Afghanistan's Long And 'Distant War'

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

U.S. photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg has seen more of Afghanistan, and recent Afghan history, than many Afghans themselves. Since 1988, he's visited Afghanistan dozens of times, covering the country for Time and The New York Times. He returned most recently last month, for the launch of an exhibition of his photography ...

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Imagine It's The Year 2045. Will The Syrian Refugee Crisis Be Resolved?

Saturday, September 26, 2015

It's a distinction no country wants. In its most recent report on global trends, the U.N.'s refugee agency reported that Syria last year "had become the world's top source country of refugees, overtaking Afghanistan, which has held this position for more than three decades."

Since 1979, Afghans have been ...

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A Viral Syrian Moment: Will It Be Different This Time?

Saturday, September 05, 2015

A single photo of a drowned Syrian child shocked the world's conscience this week and focused international attention on a conflict that has left a quarter million dead and sent 4 million fleeing in the past four years.

But beyond the powerful emotional impact and a surge in aid ...

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That Little Syrian Boy: Here's Who He Was

Thursday, September 03, 2015

A photo of a drowned Syrian toddler on a Turkish beach sparked anguish and outrage over the handling of the world's migration crisis.

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Under Threat From Multiple Sides, Archaeologists Race To Uncover Shrines

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Archaeologists in Afghanistan are uncovering a complex of Buddhist temples. Mining is expected to destroy the site eventually, but for now, archaeologists are excavating and protecting what they can.

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