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Australian General's Frank Talk On Sexual Abuse Wins Fans

Disgusted by reports that members of the Australian Army emailed videos and pictures that degrade women, the service's leader says its time to change. "If you're not up to it, find something else to do with your life," Lt. Gen. David Morrison says.
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Iran's Election: What's Next

Iran has elected a new president who's pledging to serve as a champion for moderation. We examine what this means for Iran itself and for the politics of the region.

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The Tug-Of-War Of International Extradition

Most U.S. allies resist sheltering those who flee U.S. criminal prosecution, but countries like Iceland, Ecuador and France have been notable exceptions. We examine how recent cases are adding new twists to international extradition agreements, and find out how political currents affect those seeking safe haven.

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Pulitzer Winner's Personal Film About Being Undocumented

Jose Antonio Vargas was part of a Pulitzer-prize winning team of journalists, but he was also hiding a secret. In 2011, he revealed that he was an undocumented immigrant. Host Michel Martin speaks with Vargas about his new film Documented that follows the immigration debate through his own experience.
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Iranians Go To Polls In Vote To Replace Ahmadinejad

Six candidates vie to replace the combative president, all but one of whom are hard-liners favored by the country's ruling Islamic clerics.
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Venezuelan Joggers Find Safety In Numbers

Venezuelans do the oddest things to have normal lives in an abnormally crime-plagued country. For example: jog in groups of up to 300 to avoid muggers.
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Talks In Turkey May Solve Violence Over Park Construction

A plan to build on a small park in Istanbul's downtown Taksim Square prompted an outpouring of opposition to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. That led to clashes between police and protesters that have killed at least five people and injured hundreds.
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Voters Cast Ballots In Iran's Presidential Election

It's Iran's first presidential election since the stunning vote in 2009. Back then, a surprisingly early declaration of victory for President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sparked a wave of protests, followed by years of government repression.

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