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Thousands Flee Amid Ethnic Violence In India

Around 200,000 people have fled their homes in northeast India after nearly a week of inter-communal violence. At least 40 people are confirmed dead in the violence between local tribes and Muslim immigrants. Many of the bodies found by police have been hacked to death with machetes. Elliot Hannon talks to Robert Siegel.
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Amid An AIDS Epidemic, South Africa Battles Another Foe: Tuberculosis

Some parts of the province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa have HIV rates that are more than twice the national average. And clinics in the region are seeing another major problem: thousands of cases yearly of multi-drug-resistant TB.
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Romney Scrambles After Doubting London's Olympics

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is in the United Kingdom for the first leg of a foreign trip that also takes him to Israel and Poland. Audie Cornish talks with Philip Reeves about Romney's meetings today with current and former British officials.
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Fallout From Syrian Conflict Lands In Iraq, Lebanon

Robert Siegel speaks with Tamara Cofman Wittes of the Saban Center at the Brookings Institution about the fallout from the Syrian conflict in neighboring Iraq and Lebanon.
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Reports Paint Two Pictures Of Syrian Mass Killing

At least 100 people were killed in the Syrian village of Tremseh earlier this month. Activists called it a massacre of innocent civilians by government forces, but later reports suggested something different. (This piece initially aired July 26, 2012, on Morning Edition.)
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Wife Of Fallen Chinese Leader Charged With Murder

The wife of a former Chinese Communist Party leader has been charged with the murder of a British businessman. Bo Xilai's wife Gu Kailai and a family aide are accused of poisoning Neil Heywood.

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