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Geithner Meets With European Financial Officials

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is meeting Monday with his German counterpart; he's also set to talk with the head of the European Central Bank. The U.S. has been stepping up pressure on Europe to fix its debt crisis.
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Paris Transit Launches Politeness Campaign

The public transport authority received complaints about train etiquette. New billboards poke fun at bad manners, featuring Frenchmen with giant animal heads: a donkey spitting out gum, a frog leaping the turnstile, a chicken clucking loudly on her cellphone.
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Cars For Clunkers: Myanmar Swaps Old Rides For New

Until recently, few people in Myanmar had cars because only the ruling elite could afford imported vehicles. But a new policy that lets ordinary Burmese buy imported cars, too, has rusting jalopies slowly disappearing from city streets. The car policy is emblematic of the country's rapid and chaotic reforms.
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Olympic Flame Missed From London Skyline

One of the most recognizable symbols of the Olympics is invisible to all but a relative few.
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Heavy Weapons Pound Syrian Rebels As Nations Accuse Each Other

Fighting continues in Aleppo, Syria's largest city on Sunday while accusations of meddling – and pleas to meddle more – are flying on the international stage.
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What To Expect In Egyptian President's First 100 Days

This week, the first freely elected leader of Egypt in modern history is finishing up his first month as president. Guest host David Greene speaks with NPR's outgoing Cairo bureau chief, Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson, and her replacement, Leila Fadel, about the tumultuous last 18 months in Egypt and what lies ahead.

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