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Kabul Postcard: A Neighborhood In Transistion

As NPR Kabul correspondent Sean Carberry wraps up his assignment, he assesses the change in his neighborhood, which has gone from dirt streets to upscale shopping centers.
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Congress Issues New Sanctions Against Venezuelan Leaders 'On The Ropes'

Officials and experts say the sanctions will be targeted at officials involved in a violent crackdown on pro-democracy protesters this year, and won't make life even harder for average Venezuelans.
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Liberia's Daily Talk: All The News That Fits On A Blackboard

It's one of Liberia's most popular news sources, with updates on everything from Ebola to politics. The plywood newsboard on a busy Monrovia sidewalk is the brainchild of journalist Alfred Sirleaf.
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A Liberian Prof Doesn't Like What He's Seeing On The News Blackboard

Samuel Gbarzeki is one of the many Liberians who stop by the Daily Talk blackboard to check out the news. The English professor has a lot to say about the latest headlines.
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After Nut Rumpus, Macadamia Sales Rocket

After a Korean Air executive was enraged by a steward's presentation of macadamia nuts in her first-class cabin, a large South Korean market reports an unlikely side effect.
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You Don't Want To Monkey Around With Monkey Malaria

The surging and virulent strain is carried by macaques in southeast Asia. As their habitat is disrupted by development, the monkeys come in closer contact with people. And mosquitoes do the rest.
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Hong Kong Demonstrators Hope End Of Protests Not An End To The Fight

Police in Hong Kong cleared away the final pro-democracy protest campsite in the city on Thursday, ending the 75-day "occupation" of the some of the city's busiest streets.
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To Fight ISIS, You Have To Understand Its Ideology

When we talk about the militant group that calls itself the Islamic State, we often hear officials and pundits say they un-Islamic. But religious and regional experts say the group does have an ideology that appeals to Muslim grievances, and if the U.S. fails to understand that ideology, it will fail in its fight to neutralize the group.
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As Ebola Cases Drop, Liberia's Soccer Fans Are Back In The Zone

Liberians cram into sports bars to cheer on their favorite teams. That wasn't happening when Ebola was at its peak. But now, the fans are gathering again.
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Greenpeace Apologizes For Stunt At Peru's Sacred Nazca Lines

Members of the activist group trespassed on the site of giant earth markings estimated to be more than 1,500 years old. Peru says it will pursue criminal charges against those responsible.

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