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Women In The Egyptian Revolution: An Evolution Of Rights

During Egypt's 2011 revolution, activist Dalia Ziada assumed all of the male protesters around her were fighting for her rights, too. But the following years told a different story. NPR's Host Jacki Lyden talks with Ziada about the evolution of women's rights in Egypt from the 2011 uprising to the current upheaval. We also hear from Rebecca Chiao, who discovered a tool for Egyptians to report sexual harassments.

Seven U.N. Peacekeepers Killed In Darfur Attack

The attack on the five-year-old UNAMID mission is the single-deadliest in the history of the deployment.

British Investigators Probe 787 Fire At Heathrow

Officials of the Air Accidents Investigation Branch will look into why the Ethiopian Airlines plane caught fire as it sat empty at the gate. Investigators say it does not appear to be related to the battery, which had caused fires on other 787s.

Brits On Royal Baby Watch As Rumored Due Date Arrives

A Daily Mail reporter says the betting public in Britain favors Elizabeth III or George VII for the name of the much-anticipated royal addition.

Russia Says It Hasn't Received Snowden Asylum Request

The former CIA contractor who leaked top-secret information about U.S. electronic surveillance programs says eventually he wants to find refuge in Latin America.

A Troublemaker Emerges In Zimbabwe Elections

An anonymous Facebook poster calling himself "Baba Jukwa" is causing a stir in pre-election Zimbabwe. Baba Jukwa purports to a member of President Robert Mugabe's ruling political party, but exposes details of corruption by party officials. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks with Zimbabwean senior researcher for Human Rights Watch Dewa Mavhinga.

Train Derails In Suburban Paris, Killing Six

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a train crash in France on Friday that left six people dead and many more injured. Two cars of the inter-city train appear to have derailed just outside a station about 12 miles southwest of Paris.

Ramadan Takes Political Tinge In Egypt

As Egyptians broke their fast at sundown Friday, rival groups staged separate demonstrations in public squares. Supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi are vowing to remain in the streets until their leader is re-instated.

Counting The Money: Saudi Influence In Egypt

Saudi Arabia gave $5 billion in aid to Egypt this week. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks to Robert Powell, a Saudi Arabia specialist at the Economist Intelligence Unit, about what the gift signifies in terms of Saudi's influence there.

Painful Recovery Begins In Lac-Megantic

One week after a runaway train derailed and blew up in a small Quebec town, investigators are still searching for the missing. Twenty-eight are confirmed dead. The company that operates the railroad blames the employee who parked the train for the tragedy in Lac-Megantic.