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Europe Reaches Deal To Help Ease Debt Woes

European leaders pulled an all-nighter but appear to have agreed to a slate of measures designed to ease the debt crisis and restore confidence in the euro.

A Portrait Of Chinese Corruption, In Rosy Pink

For decades, China's Communist Party has declared that corruption threatens its survival. But a state-run paper recently argued that corruption couldn't be stamped out, so it should be contained to acceptable levels.

Will Reforms End Myanmar Monks' Spiritual Strike?

Since the country's Saffron Revolution in 2007, Myanmar monks have refused alms from senior military leaders, a huge blow in a country that is 90 percent Buddhist. Now, prospects for lifting the spiritual boycott may be improving because of reforms by President Thein Sein's nominally civilian government.

Is Drug War Issue Overrated In Mexico Elections?

Mexicans go out to vote for a new president this Sunday. The frontrunners are the left-leaning Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and the so-called "Pretty Boy Candidate" Enrique Pena Nieto. Host Michel Martin speaks with NPR's Carrie Kahn, who's covering the campaign from Mexico City.