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Israel's Solar-Powered 'Trees': For Smartphones And Community

The man-made trees are designed to create a public space where people can gather and re-charge a battery — their own and their smartphone's.
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In Liberia, How To Gear For Ebola Still An Issue

This week, the CDC issued new guidelines on the protective gear health care workers should wear while treating Ebola patients. But there's still debate in Liberia about what is the proper personal protective equipment.
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Iran Executes Woman Who Said She Stabbed Man Who Attacked Her

Reyhaneh Jabbari's execution had been postponed several times since 2009. She was arrested in 2007 over the death of a man who once worked in Iran's Ministry of Intelligence.
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After Shootings, Canada Takes Steps To Balance Security With Tradition

A debate has begun in Canada about how to respond to this week's murders of two Canadian soldiers, and the government plans to introduce new measures to strengthen the powers of the security services.
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Producer's Notebook: Coming Home From Monrovia To Confusion And Fear

As Liberians fight Ebola, Americans struggle with fear of the disease.
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Ukrainians Going To The Polls Amid Conflict And Corruption

Ukraine's parliamentary election is Sunday and the two big issues are the war against separatists and the nation's corruption. Arun Rath talks with Corey Flintoff about the challenges of holding an election there.
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Iranian Entrepreneurs Make Pitches That Are Just Practice, For Now

Young Iranians are brimming with ideas for tech startups. But extensive financial sanctions facing their country prevent them from entering the global marketplace.
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New Incan Find One-Ups Peru's Famous 12 Angle Stone

The find was announced by Peru's Ministry of Culture, which says the 13-angled stone was part of a water system that irrigated a strategically important area southeast of Lima.
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Turkey Is A 'High-Maintenance Ally' In Fight With ISIS

How strong is the U.S.-Turkey alliance against the Islamic State? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, Francis Ricciardone.
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Line Between Islamists And ISIS Blurs In Egypt

Among more extreme Islamists, sympathies for the so-called Islamic State are growing — especially in Egypt, where some Islamists are being arrested and accused of terrorism by the police.

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