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More U.S.-Cuba Talks Ahead, Including Human Rights Dialogue

The United States hosted a second round of talks with Cuba aimed at restoring diplomatic ties and re-opening embassies.
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Report Urges Britain To Take Small-Claims Cases Online

Instead of settling low-value civil cases in court, a new report from the Civil Justice Council says these disputes should be settled online. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the author, Richard Susskind.
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Pakistani Author Mohsin Hamid And His Roving 'Discontent'

Mohsin Hamid combines the personal and political in his new book, Discontent and Its Civilizations. NPR's Scott Simon talks with the Pakistani author about his new collection of essays.
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A German Muslim Asks His Compatriots: 'What Do You Want To Know?'

Inside his dentist's office, Sadiqu al-Mousllie is treated like any other German. It's different when the Syrian-born man steps outside. He's trying to fight Islamophobia, one question at a time.
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After Second Round Of Talks, Cubans, Americans Emerge Upbeat

Roberta Jacobson, the American diplomat leading the talks, said the talks were "productive and encouraging" and a U.S. embassy could open in Havana by April.
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Putin Critic Boris Nemtsov Shot Dead In Moscow

On Friday, gunmen shot to death the prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov. Nemtsov was a longtime Russian opposition leader and a sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin.
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Mexican Attorney General Who Handled Case Of Vanished Students Will Step Down

Jesus Murillo Karam ran the investigation when 43 college students disappeared.
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Jordan's 'Philosopher Prince': Literacy Would Help Fight Fanaticism

Royal elder Prince El Hassan bin Talal talks to Robert Siegel about the country's role in fighting terrorism and extremism. He concludes that the Arab world needs more literacy to combat fanaticism.
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Putin Critic Boris Nemtsov Shot Dead

Nemtsov served as a governor and deputy prime minister in the 1990s. He later became an opposition leader and sharp critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin. He was killed on a street in Moscow.
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Alienation And Charismatic Recruiters Among Keys To Radicalization

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Maajid Nawaz, a self-described former Islamic radical who grew up in Essex, England. He now runs the counter-extremist organization Quilliam.

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