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Rebels Lose Key Town To Syrian Forces

Syrian troops and Hezbollah militants have recaptured the town of Qusair. The town near the Lebanese border had been under rebel control for more than a year. Rebel commanders confirm that their forces have retreated to two villages north of the town. Kelly McEvers
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Can U.S. And China Carve Out Peaceful Future In Asia?

As President Obama meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, many experts hope this will be the start of something new: regular high-level contacts. History shows it is always dangerous when established powers face rising powers.
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What Do NGO Convictions Say About Democracy In Egypt?

Robert Siegel talks with Sherif Mansour, an Egyptian-American who was sentenced to two years in prison by an Egyptian court Tuesday for his work with a pro-democracy group.
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Drones Divide U.S. And Pakistan

President Barack Obama's foreign policy speech touches on drones for the first time. We look at U.S. drone policy and how it's playing out in Pakistan.

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U.K. Secretary Of State For Health Jeremy Hunt

Kojo chats with U.K. Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt about efforts to digitize Britain's health system and why countries around the world are watching the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in the United States.

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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Walks Fine Line In Her New Role

The Myanmar opposition leader is being criticized for cooperating with the former military rulers who kept her under house arrest for nearly two decades. But supporters say she is trying to show she has what it takes to lead the nation.

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