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Report: Syrian Government Has Demolished Entire Neighborhoods

Human Rights Watch says neighborhoods in the capital, Damascus, and the city of Hama were targeted by the government because they were opposition strongholds.
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Scarlett Johansson's Middle East Flap ... Over Soda

The American actress has stepped down as a goodwill representative for Oxfam International. She came in for criticism after agreeing to serve as a spokeswoman, and appear in a Super Bowl ad, for an Israeli company that produces at-home soda-makers in the occupied West Bank.
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'Spirit Of Family' Unites Ladysmith Black Mambazo

South Africa's award-winning Ladysmith Black Mambazo has been singing its message of peace and unity for 50 years. The group joins host Michel Martin for a special performance chat.
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Egypt: 'A Very Divided Nation Right Now'

The third anniversary of the Egyptian uprising finds its democratically elected president on trial. So where does that leave the rest of the country? Host Michel Martin speaks with NPR's Cairo Bureau Chief Leila Fadel about the latest in Egypt.
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U.S.: Syria Behind Schedule On Dismantling Chemical Stockpile

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel echoed concerns expressed by the international watchdog group overseeing the operation that Syria is not meeting deadlines for handing over dangerous chemicals.
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Oh Toronto! New Accusation For Mayor And New Charge For Bieber

Mayor Rob Ford is accused in a lawsuit of conspiring with others to have a former family friend beaten up. Meanwhile, pop star Justin Bieber has appeared in the city to face charges related to an alleged assult on a limo driver.
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Racing's Michael Schumacher Being Woken From Coma

The German driver fell while skiing in France last month and struck his head. Since then, he's been in a medically induced coma and doctors have operated twice. The process of waking him may "take a long time," Schumacher's manager says. It's too soon to say much about his post-coma prospects.
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Ukraine Activists Charge Police Beat And Even Kill Protesters

Ukraine's parliament has offered amnesty to arrested anti-government protesters if demonstrators vacate buildings they are occupying in the capital Kiev. But the offer was rejected by opposition leaders, who are demanding the resignation of President Viktor Yanukovych. Protestors continue to occupy the center of the city.
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U.S. Maintains Humanitarian Assistance To South Sudan

Renee Montagne talks to Gayle Smith, senior director at the National Security Council about the current conflict in South Sudan, and what the U.S. can do to help get the new nation back on track.
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During Speech, Obama Softens Tone On Afghan Pullout

Steve Inskeep talks to former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad about the ongoing stalemate between Afghan president Hamid Karzai and the Obama administration over the signing of a security agreement for U.S. troops.

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