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Can We Build A Better Understanding Of Africa?

TED team member Emeka Okafor guides us through three TEDTalks on some evolving views (and misconceptions) of the African continent — from outside and in.
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A Baby Step Toward A United States Of Europe

If the euro is to survive, the eurozone needs to be more like one country, and less like a bunch of different countries that happen to sit on the same continent.
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Syrian Opposition Says 190 Civilians Killed In Deadliest Day So Far

Thousands have been killed in Syria since March 2011. But the past 24 hours have been especially deadly, anti-Assad activists say.
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Europe's New Deal Has Markets Cheering

At a summit in Brussels, leaders agreed to steps that were more bold than expected. A key part of the plan: Loans from a bailout fund will go directly to troubled banks in Spain. So the Spanish government won't pile up more debt.
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Train Offered For Auction Is Not A Toy

A broken-down New Zealand public transit train has close to 3 million miles on it, and it's more than 60 years old. That's significantly older than the highest bidder who is four years old. The tech-savy toddler's $30,000 bid has been removed. And the posting now reads: "Adults only — this is not a toy."
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European Leaders Try To Tackle Eurozone's Crisis

European leaders worked through the night at a summit in Brussels aimed at tackling the eurozone's worsening debt crisis. There's been growing concern Italy will soon become the sixth eurozone nation to request a bailout.

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