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Former Cricket Star Leads Pakistan Drone Protest

Pakistani politician Imran Khan is heading a convoy "march" from Islamabad to Waziristan in protest against U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan. Host Scott Simon talks with the former cricket star who now leads Pakistan's Justice Party.
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A Whitewashed Wall Erases Egypt's Revolution

Cairo's Tahrir Square was the focal point of the 18-day uprising that ousted President Hosni Mubarak last year. During recent renovations, a large mural depicting the struggle was whitewashed — only to be repainted by supporters. Now, Egyptians are at odds over how to memorialize the events.
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U.S. Drones Navigate Murky Legal Path In Pakistan

One of the big legal questions surrounding the controversial drone program is whether the U.S. can conduct deadly strikes in a sovereign country with which it is not at war. Also unclear: whether Pakistan actually has agreed to the drone program despite its public opposition.
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The Tradition Of Bakeries In Our Region

Does Washington have a bakery tradition? We'll explore the range of vegan cupcakes, artisan breads, French pastries, as well as Vietnamese, Salvadoran and Ethiopian treats to be found around our region.

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Terrorism Suspects Face Extradition To U.S.

Britain's High Court ruled that five terror suspects, including radical preacher Abu Hamza, can be extradited immediately to the United States. The five suspects have fought for years to avoid facing charges in the U.S.
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Benghazi Attack Raises New Questions About Al-Qaida

As U.S. officials investigate the attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi, they are trying to determine if al-Qaida urged a Libyan group to launch the assault. If confirmed, this would point to a new al-Qaida tactic.
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South Africa, After Mandela

Nelson Mandela rose from decades of political imprisonment to guide South Africa out of Apartheid. But today the country finds itself at a crossroads.

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