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India's Modi Calls Al-Qaida's Plans For His Country 'Delusional'

The Indian prime minister, in an interview, called his country's Muslims patriots. The remarks are his most forthcoming on India's Muslims, many of whom doubted his commitment to religious minorities.
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Iran's 'Happy' Dancers Receive Suspended Sentences

Seven young Iranians were arrested in May for producing their own version of the Pharrell Williams song "Happy." Iranian authorities said the video, which went viral, offended public morals.
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Around The World In 8 Hospital Meals

From tasty tempura to gross gruel, hospital meals across the globe vary wildly. Highbrow institutions in China and India have long served top-notch food. U.S. hospitals are starting to follow suit.
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Scotland's Vote Could Bring Big Changes To England, Wales, N. Ireland

British Prime Minister David Cameron says now that voters in Scotland have rejected independence, he is committed to giving more powers not only to Scotland, but also to the rest of the U.K.
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How Did The Son Of A Terrorist Choose Peace?

Zak Ebrahim is the son of terrorist El-Sayyid Nosair, one of the masterminds of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. He tells the story of being raised to hate and how he chose a very different path.
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French Jets Conduct First Airstrikes Against ISIS In Iraq

President Francois Hollande says the Rafale fighters "entirely destroyed" a logistics depot. His office said more air operations against Islamic State militants would be conducted in coming days.
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As Scotland Rejects Independence, Cameron Promises More Autonomy

At final count, the "no" votes won by a margin of 55 percent to 45 percent. The British prime minister said it had settled the question "for a generation."
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Feds Worry ISIS Recruiters Will Turn Young Americans Against U.S.

Moahmed Elibiary, who specializes in de-radicalization, is trying to stop young Americans from being recruited online by Islamist militants. He talks to Steve Inskeep about his strategy.
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How Much Pressure Is The U.S. Really Putting On Iran?

The U.S. and other nations have imposed economic sanctions on Iran for its nuclear program. Steve Inskeep talks to Juan Zarate, a senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
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Dr. Paul Farmer Joins West Africa's Fight Against Ebola

Dr. Paul Farmer, who is best known as cofounder of the international aide group Partners in Health, is in Liberia. He talks to Audie Cornish about efforts to get ahead of the virus.

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