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Sierra Leone, Struggling With Ebola, Passes On Africa Summit

Umaru Fofana of the BBC World Service in Sierra Leone tells NPR's Arun Rath about the Ebola situation and the Sierra Leonean president's decision to stay home from the U.S.-Africa summit.
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Afghanistan Officials To Audit Votes From June Election

Election officials in Afghanistan are preparing for an audit of all the votes cast in the June election after the two candidates disagreed on how to determine which votes were fraudulent.
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'It's So Terrible': Quake Reportedly Kills Hundreds In Southwest China

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Yunnan Province Sunday afternoon, leveling buildings and rippling roads. Rescue crews are still working to find survivors.
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Africa Summit Hopes To Change The Narrative About The Continent

The first ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit kicks off at the White House on Monday. Africa correspondent Gregory Warner previews what's on the agenda with NPR's Arun Rath.
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Helping Children, Despite Death Threats: A Vaccinator Explains

Being a health worker usually isn't controversial. But in Pakistan, it can get you killed. Fatima Noor explains why she still goes door to door to immunize kids, even though she's scared.
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What You Need To Know About The War In Gaza

On Sunday morning, an Israeli airstrike hit outside a UN-run school in Gaza, where many had gone to seek safety. NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from Mideast correspondent Emily Harris in Gaza.
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U.S.-Russia Relations: More Carrot Or More Stick?

Lately, when Washington ratchets up the pressure on Moscow, Russia increases its support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. Some in Washington wonder if it's time to change the approach.
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U.S. 'Appalled' By Deadly Airstrike Outside U.N. School In Gaza

An Israeli attack at a U.N.-run school in Gaza Sunday killed at least 10 people, health officials say. The attack came as Israel declares a soldier believed to have been captured died in battle.
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Ugandan Court Strikes Down Controversial Anti-Homosexuality Law

The court overturned the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act on technical grounds. NPR's Eric Westervelt speaks with Ugandan gay rights activist John Wambere about the ruling.
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As Ebola Death Toll Tops 700, Officials Fight To Contain Disease

Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are struggling with the ongoing outbreak. International correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton updates NPR's Eric Westervelt on the latest news about Ebola in West Africa.

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