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Brazil Election Caps A Dramatic Campaign Season

Voters in Brazil go to the polls Sunday to choose a new president. Incumbent Dilma Roussef is up against environmentalist Marina Silva and others, in a nail-biting race.
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Ebola Continues Its Baleful Advance In Liberia

Ebola continues to defy international borders, no matter what precautions are taken. Correspondent Jason Beaubien talks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about the deteriorating situation in Liberia.
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The Dalai Lama Talks Chinese Reforms, Tibetan Challenges

"China can no longer isolate itself," says the religious leader, who praises Chinese President Xi Jinping for fighting corruption. He also says Tibetans don't need a Dalai Lama any more.
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Pro-Democracy Unrest Continues In Hong Kong

It's been two weeks since pro-democracy protestors took to the streets in Hong Kong. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Lily Kuo of the website Quartz for an update and whether negotiations with the government will resume.
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Haiti's 'Baby Doc' Duvalier Dies At 63

Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier died last night. He was 63. Arun Rath talks with Jacqueline Charles of the Miami Herald about his life and the reaction in Haiti to his death.
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Haiti's 'Baby Doc' Duvalier Dies At 63

Jean-Claude Duvalier, the former Haitian dictator nicknamed "Baby Doc" after he succeeded his father in ruling the country, has died. After a brutal regime, Duvalier was sent into exile in 1986.
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Hong Kong Police Can 'Take All Actions Necessary,' City Leader Says

Discussions between the protesters and the government broke down after the violence. With thousands of protesters still in the streets, some are fearing that a crackdown might be imminent.
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The Two Koreas Agree To Hold High-Level Talks This Autumn

News of the plan comes as a delegation of North Korean officials venture south to Incheon for Saturday's closing ceremonies of the 2014 Asian Games.
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Some Residents Turn Against Hong Kong Protesters

Activists in Hong Kong have spent a week protesting for democracy. The situation is escalating, with police using tear gas. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with correspondent Anthony Kuhn in Hong Kong.
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Putin Among The Surprises On Nobel Peace Prize List

The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize will be announced Oct. 11. There are some expected names and a few surprising ones on the this year's list of nominees.

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