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Tunisia's Veil Ban: Frontline Of Identity War

At Manouba University on the outskirts of the Tunisian capital Tunis, the school's dean has vowed to uphold a rule that bars women from wearing a face veil in the classroom. Salafi students oppose the ban, and see this as a battle for freedom of religion. The issue is a microcosm of a much larger battle between the staunchly secular and the deeply pious in Tunisia.
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In China, The Government Isn't The Only Spy Game In Town

Increasingly, China's surveillance state has extended to include Chinese individuals spying on one another. Former journalist Qi Hong has helped ordinary citizens and government officials alike detect bugs and hidden cameras planted by others. In one year, his bug hunt turned up more than 300 devices for a hundred friends.
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Hillary Clinton Reflects On Challenges Of Office

"We all have to do a better job" in the aftermath of the events in Benghazi, Libya, Clinton said in an interview with NPR. The outgoing secretary of state also discussed, among other things, her plans for 2016.
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Interview With Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton

Full transcript of NPR's Michele Kelemen's interview with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
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Ancient Manuscripts In Timbuktu Reduced To Ashes

A famed library and research center held books and manuscripts dating back to the 13th century. Residents say Islamist radicals torched them before fleeing the town.
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The Push To Overhaul Immigration

A group of senators and President Barack Obama have both unveiled plans to fix what's ailing the nation's immigration policy. Kojo examines what they agree on and where the challenges lie.

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War And Foreign Policy Through The Eyes Of Vietnam Veterans

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmed Sen. John Kerry as the next Secretary of State. Former Sen. Chuck Hagel is set to become the next Secretary of Defense. Critics and supporters of the men point to their service in Vietnam as critical qualifications.
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The Challenges To Democracy In Egypt

Egypt's defense minister warned that the rising conflicts and chaos in the country could result in "the collapse of the state." Ongoing violence highlights the continued tensions between the government and the opposition, and raises questions about the prospects of Egypt's transition into a democracy.

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