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Ugandan Gay Activist: President Will Have No Problem Putting Me In Jail

Uganda's president signed a law imposing harsh penalties for homosexuality. Host Michel Martin gets reaction to the law from Ugandan gay activist Frank Mugisha.
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Searching For The Remains Of Egypt's Revolution

Three years ago, the president was toppled and the country seemed headed for major changes. Today, the military is in control and is waging a sustained crackdown on opposition groups.
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North Korea's Still In The Dark, As Photos From Space Show

Viewed at night from far above, the communist nation is a huge, nearly black patch between South Korea and China. In the years NASA has been taking such photos, there's been no real change.
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Putin Flexes Moscow's Muscles; Kerry Says This Isn't 'Rocky IV'

In neighboring Ukraine, tensions are high as efforts to form a new government continue. Ethnic Russians fear what may happen to them. That's led to concern about what Russia might do.
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Senate Report: Credit Suisse Bank Helped Americans Evade Taxes

The bank's CEO appeared before a Senate panel Wednesday to testify about secret Swiss bank accounts opened by U.S. citizens. At its peak, some 22,000 Americans had accounts at the bank.
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Obama Tells Pentagon To Plan A Full Afghan Departure

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has refused to sign a security agreement that would keep U.S. troops in his country. Despite the pressure, Obama is giving Afghan officials more time to finish a deal.
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Mexican Judges Rule 'El Chapo' Will Stand Trial In Mexico First

The arrest of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman is a coup for Mexican authorities. Now comes the tussle over where he will be tried. He's wanted in at least seven U.S. federal districts.
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U.S. Response To Syria's Humanitarian Crisis Criticized

Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson describes the response to the Syrian crisis as "strategic despair." He and Michael Abramowitz of the Holocaust museum, tell Renee Montagne about what they saw.
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Ukraine's Crimea Region Asks Russia For Protection

Millions of people in eastern Ukraine speak Russian as their first language. Russia's foreign minister complains about what he calls "neo-fascist sentiment" in western Ukraine.
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Outmanned And Outgunned, Libya Struggles To Fix Its Broken Army

In post-Gadhafi Libya, the militias, not the military, provide security — what little there is of it. Even as world powers lend help, rebuilding the gutted army is proceeding at a glacial pace.

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