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Predictions, Warnings Round Out World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum ended Saturday in Davos, Switzerland, and Andrew Ross Sorkin of the New York Times gives weekends on All Things Considered host Robert Smith a debrief on the week's events and why predictions made there are so often wrong.
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EU Money Sends Migrants Stuck In Greece Home

For years, most undocumented immigrants have been entering the European Union through Greece. They intend to settle in richer countries, but strict border controls and a broken asylum system means they end up not leaving Greece. Many are now turning to an EU-funded repatriation program that will pay their way home.
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In Paris, A Hunt For Those Who Dodge Dog Duties

The streets of Paris are marred by messes from dogs whose owners haven't cleaned up after them. There's a fine, but the culprits have to be caught in the act (or lack thereof). In this personal essay, NPR's Eleanor Beardsley goes after one thing about the city that she finds very, very wrong.
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Spanish Moms Raise School Funds With Pinup Calendar

When the village of Montserrat cut its school bus service to save money, some local moms hatched a plan to create an erotic calendar. The scantily clad women have earned enough in sales to rehire the school bus for the next three months.
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Japan's Economic Plan May Be Bad News For Everyone Else

New measures designed to flood the country's economy with money are raising concerns of a "currency war." As Japan devalues the yen, will other nations have to follow suit?
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Even Syrian Activists Fall In Love On Facebook

The activists spend a lot of time online. Mostly they follow the twists and turns of Syria's uprising. But they also fall in love this way.
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Clashes In Egypt Intensify Following Death Sentences

An Egyptian court has sentenced 21 defendants to death over a deadly soccer riot last year, adding fuel to the violent protests that continued to flare across the country on Saturday.

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