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Corruption Blurs The Lines Of China's Mistress Culture

An anti-vice crackdown in China has targeted mistresses and sex workers as part of a social problem, but mistresses have been an open secret in China for years.
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With Russian Military In Crimea, What's Next For Ukraine?

As the Russian military entrenches itself in the Crimean peninsula, NPR's Peter Kenyon reports on the latest news in Ukraine from Simferopol, Crimea's capital.
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Putin And Predispositions In The Crimean Crisis

Julia Ioffe, editor at The New Republic, helps to make sense the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.
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China Blames Muslim Separatists For Deadly Knife Attack

At least 29 people were killed and nearly 150 wounded in Saturday's attack in Kunming, in southwest China, as 10 assailants randomly stabbed rail passengers.
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Is It Too Late For Ukraine To Take Back Crimea?

With Russian troops having seized key assets in the Black Sea peninsula, experts say Ukraine's military is ill-prepared to take on Moscow's troops in a fight to reclaim the territory.
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Kerry Will Travel To Kiev Amid Escalating Crisis

The secretary of state's trip comes as Ukraine's week-old government scrambles to mobilizing reserves in the face of Moscow's military incursion into the Crimea peninsula.
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Carnaval In Recife: Long History, Interesting Future

In northeastern Brazil, a pre-Lenten Carnival party has its roots in slavery and religion.
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'These Birds Walk': The Story Of Pakistan's Runaway Children

The documentary These Birds Walk is about great sadness in the very young. NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks to co-directors Omar Mullick and Bassam Tariq, who spent three years in Pakistan to make the film.
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An Ambassador's Take On Ukraine's Tenuous Situation

Michael McFaul just returned from a dramatic two years as U.S. ambassador to Russia. NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks him about the situation in Ukraine and Russia's response.
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'Frozen' Success Gives Norway A Potential Tourism Boost

The box-office hit Frozen is nominated for two Oscars: best animated feature and best original song. Since the movie was released, visits to Norway's tourism site have more than tripled.

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