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Former White House Official: Putin Wants 'New Russian Empire'

Former Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott and former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley tell NPR that the U.S. and EU must stick together on sanctions.
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Can Europe Wean Itself Off Russian Gas?

Europe has been trying to reduce its energy dependence on Russia for years. The crisis in Crimea has given the effort a greater sense of urgency.
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Thai Court Throws Out Election, Thrusting Country Back Into Limbo

The country's constitutional court says the opposition's boycott of the election, which prevented voting in some constituencies, invalidates the results.
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Egyptian Women Want To Be Recognized In Revolution

Egyptians are still fighting to shape their country's future. Activist Maissan Hassan talks about trying to secure the place of Egyptian women in the history of the Arab Spring.
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Feathers Fly As Top Turkish Officials Square Off Over Twitter Ban

After Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan moved to shut down the social media service to quiet opposition, the country's president tweeted his objection to the ban.
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Split Decisions: Ukraine Signs Up With EU, Russia Wraps Up Crimea

As the new government in Kiev was initialing a pact with the European Union on Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin was signing legislation to complete the annexation of Crimea.
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Nothing So Far In Search For Debris From Malaysian Jet

The focus remains on an area of the Indian Ocean southwest of Perth, Australia. Teams are looking for objects seen floating in the ocean there in images taken by a satellite last weekend.
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Search Planes Fail To Locate Objects Spotted By Satellite

There are concerns that the objects sunk to the bottom of the ocean. Officials remain optimistic and say the hunt will continue off the coast of Australia for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
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Energy Deal With Russians Puts Some In Germany On Edge

The German government has intervened in a trade deal between a German arms manufacturer and the Russian military.
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Why Cholera Persists In Haiti Despite An Abundance Of Aid

The deadly bacteria continue to sicken and kill people in Haiti. And the epidemic won't stop until the country provides basic sanitation. Many Haitians still don't even have latrines.

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