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Russia Moves To Protect Its 'Information Sovereignty'

Russia's parliament, the Duma, approved a bill on Friday that would limit foreign ownership of Russian media to less than 20 percent.
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Tiny Spanish Island Nears Its Goal: 100 Percent Renewable Energy

El Hierro, the most remote of Spain's Canary Islands, used to import thousands of tons of diesel each year. Now a new power plant will let the island run entirely on renewable energy.
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How Is The Arab Press Covering Its Own Crisis?

NPR's Arun Rath talks with Lina Khatib, director of the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, about how the Arab press is covering the self-proclaimed Islamic State and the international campaign against the group.
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How Is Fujifilm Helping In The Fight Against Ebola?

The fight against Ebola continues in Africa and here in the U.S. NPR's Arun Rath talks to The New Yorker's Joshua Hunt on Fujifilm's foray into Ebola drugs.
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Munich Mayor Survives Key Political Test: Tapping The First Keg

Every year at Oktoberfest, the mayor of Munich, Germany, faces a public challenge — driving a tap into the ceremonial first beer barrel. Expectations were especially high for new mayor Dieter Reiter.
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Air Campaign Against ISIS Continues As Rebels Look To Regroup

Air strikes continue against ISIS and the U.S. is considering establishing a no-fly zone in Syria to protect civilians and allow rebels to regroup. Arun Rath talks to NPR's Deborah Amos and Leila Fadel.
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At U.N., India's Modi Discusses Pakistan, Terrorism, And Peace

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at the U.N. one day after Pakistan's prime minister, Nawaz Sharif. Modi said it's up to Pakistan to create an "appropriate atmosphere" for peace talks.
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Kidnapped By ISIS, One Woman Tells How She Saved Her Sisters

Last month, ISIS terrorized a village, slaughtering the men and kidnapping the young women to force into marriages. On young woman's sisters gave her the courage to escape.
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U.S. Leads More Airstrikes Against ISIS In Iraq And Syria

Seven airstrikes hit in Syria and three in Iraq, according to U.S. Central Command, which adds that Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates participated in some strikes.
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Confined In China, Ai Weiwei Directs Alcatraz Exhibit From Afar

The dissident Chinese artist uses San Francisco's former island prison to contrast themes of freedom and restriction.

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