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Reporter's Notebook: In Eastern Ukraine, A Bellicose Mood Prevails

On a return trip to eastern Ukraine, NPR's Eleanor Beardsley found a ceasefire that feels shaky and separatists who are full of swagger and determined to press their fight for independence.
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More Than 30 Feared Dead In Japanese Volcano's Eruption

Officials say the hikers were found close to the mountain's peak, in cardiac and respiratory arrest. More than 200 hikers survived Saturday's eruption.
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The Uncertain Nature Of Obama's Arab Coalition

A coalition of Arab countries has joined in the U.S. fight against the Islamic State. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Abderrahim Foukara of Al Jazeera about how effective the coalition can be.
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Refugees Find Afghanistan Less Than Hospitable

Currently, there are about 100 refugees living in Afghanistan. But the country has no asylum laws, and the refugees are fighting for legal status or resettlement elsewhere.
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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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