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Gunmen Storm Satirical Magazine's Office In Paris

At least 12 people were killed in what French President Francois Hollande said was a "terrorist operation" against the publication Charlie Hebdo.
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At Least 12 Dead In Shooting At Satirical Publication's Office In Paris

President Francois Hollande said this was a "terrorist operation." Back in 2011, Charlie Hebdo printed a drawing of the Prophet Muhammad. Its office was burned by a firebomb attack.
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Shell Reaches Settlement Over Oil Spills In Niger Delta

Royal Dutch Shell reached an out-of-court settlement with a Nigerian fishing and farming community for two oil spills in 2008. About $85 million will go to individuals as well as the local government.
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Greek Opposition Party Seizes On Anger Over Austerity Measures

We've been hearing a lot about economic anxiety in Europe lately. Much of that anxiety centers on Greece. Steve Inskeep talks to economist Platon Tinios about what's happening in Greece.
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Obama And Mexican President Talk Cuba, Immigration

Two big issues between President Obama and his Mexican counterpart: Obama's recent controversial executive actions on immigration and Cuba.
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Anti-Muslim Rallies Grow In Germany

A movement tinged with anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim sentiment has been growing in the German city of Dresden since the fall. The city's weekly rally grew to some 18,000 people on Monday. Robert Siegel speaks with Melanie Amann, who covers German national politics for the newspaper Der Spiegel, about the so-called "PEGIDA" movement.
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With The Saudi King Ailing, Succession Speculation Begins

King Abdullah, who's at least 90, was hospitalized last week and Crown Prince Salman delivered an annual televised speech Tuesday. One analyst says the kingdom is stable, perhaps too much so.
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Teaching Nurses How To Speak Up — And Speak Gently

In all parts of the world, nurses deliver most of a patient's care — especially in countries with limited medical resources. But who will train these nurses? Partners in Health has a plan.
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In Reversal, Belgium Denies Inmate's Request To Die

A court approved Frank Van Den Bleeken's request to die in September. The planned euthanasia was called after the doctor who was to oversee the procedure backed out.
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Germany Turns Off The Lights To Protest Growing Anti-Islam Movement

A group calling itself PEGIDA has protested since October against Germany's asylum and immigration policies. The German political and public mainstream has responded sharply.

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