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Among The Ruins Of The Plane, Tentative Steps To Secure Order

Journalist Noah Sneider was at the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down, killing all 298 people onboard. Sneider updates Audie Cornish on the state of the site.
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Changing Dynamics in India's Complex Democracy

Former Washington Post India bureau chief Simon Denyer joins us to discuss his new book 'Rogue Elephant: Harnessing the Power of India's Unruly Democracy.'

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Hashtag Diplomacy

From Michelle Obama's "BringBackOurGirls" tweet to the Islamic State's gory and militant tweets, we explore how social media are changing international communications.

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U.S. Citizen Killed On MH17 Lived Mainly In Netherlands

Quinn Schansman, a dual U.S.-Dutch citizen, was born in New York City. His father reportedly lives in the San Francisco area.
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The Short Spiral: From A Peace Plan Scuttled To A Gaza Invasion

Until a few weeks ago, Assistant Secretary of State Martin Indyk had been running the faltering U.S. effort to put Israelis and Palestinians on a path toward peace. He speaks with Robert Siegel about the violence in the Gaza Strip and Israel's unfolding ground invasion.
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Obama: U.S. Confident That Missile Came From Rebel-Held Region

The U.S. says that evidence suggests the missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was fired from separatist-held territory in eastern Ukraine. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston reports what is now known about the crash.
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In 5 Months, 2 Lost Planes: Malaysians Struggle To Cope

Malaysia is reeling from the loss of a second plane in five months. NPR's Anthony Kuhn reports on the reaction from Malaysians in the country's capital, Kuala Lumpur.
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Israeli Forces Move Into Gaza, 'Terrorist Tunnels' In Cross Hairs

NPR's Ari Shapiro reports on the latest news from the Gaza Strip, where Israel has undertaken a ground invasion against Hamas operatives. It's the first time in five years that the Israeli military has conducted a ground operation.
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A Hamas Response To Israeli Peace Terms And The Violence In Gaza

Robert Siegel talks to Ihab al-Ghussein, deputy information minister for Hamas in Gaza, about the conditions under which Hamas would accept a cease-fire.
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A Pillar Of AIDS Research And Activism, Lost With Shot-Down Jet

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 had been carrying several researchers and activists on their way to a global AIDS conference in Australia. Among them was Dr. Joep Lange, a leading researcher and former president of the International AIDS Society. He was a giant in the field and a mentor to many.

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