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In Liberia, Ebola Shifts From Cities To Villages

Liberia has been a death zone for those exposed to the Ebola virus. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Kelly McEvers about what she saw on the ground, and what she will find hard to forget.
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Shetland Oil Money Can't Unravel Islanders' Knitting Lifestyle

The Shetland Islands have a knitting tradition that goes back centuries. The islanders' style persists, despite their modern wealth. This story originally aired July 2 on All Things Considered.
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In Dubai, Shoppers Hit The Malls For 'White Friday'

Many in the international city of Dubai celebrated Thanksgiving and then went shopping. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to correspondent Deborah Amos about the new tradition in the city of shopping malls.
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Syrian Refugees Find Little Comfort In Greece

Many Syrians fleeing war hope to get to northern Europe. An increasingly popular route is across the Mediterranean to Greece. Those who make it safely often face dire conditions when they arrive.
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Workers Brave Militant Attacks To Vaccinate For Polio

Those who vaccinate children in Pakistan risk their lives. Correspondent Philip Reeves tells NPR's Rachel Martin that the Taliban is gunning down health workers, who are suspected of being spies.
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With Shopping, Holy Sites, Najaf Offers Respite From Iraq's Violence

When you think of Iraq, you may picture a desert battlefield. But life is not like that everywhere. The southern Shiite heartland of Najaf is full of religious pilgrims and bustling business.
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Egyptian Court Drops Charges Left Against Hosni Mubarak

On Saturday, a judge dismissed the charges against the former Egyptian President, who had been accused of being complicit in the murder of demonstrators during the uprising that led to his ousting.
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Taiwan's Premier Quits After Ruling Party's Ballot Box Rebuff

Prime Minister Jiang Yi-huah stepped down after the Kuomintang party (KMT) suffered losses in districts across the country.
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Taliban Attack A Second Foreign Guesthouse In Kabul

The militant group targeted a different guesthouse in an attack on Friday. The incidents are part of a major uptick in violence in the country in recent days.
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13,000 Modern Slaves Working In U.K., London Says

The Home Office says a re-analysis of its statistics shows more trafficked individuals — including women and children forced into prostitution — than previously thought.

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