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In Ukraine's Rust Belt, A Mix Of Nostalgia And Nationalism

People in the region cling to the decaying world they're familiar with — and think they would have a more secure future with post-Soviet Russia than with Ukraine in the "capitalist" EU.
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A Reporter Reflects On Rwanda: 'It's Like A Madness Took Over'

NPR's Jackie Northam was a freelance reporter based in Kenya when the Rwandan genocide erupted. In this essay, she recalls covering those terrible events and trying to make sense of them afterward.
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Across The Atlantic, Glimpse An Alternate Internet Universe

Americans have very little choice over their cable Internet provider. This is largely because of a decision made 12 years ago, when the U.S. went one direction and the rest of the world went another.
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Ukrainian Protesters Seize Weapons, Raising The Stakes

Pro-Russian demonstrations have led to standoffs in three Ukrainian cities. The confrontation is considered especially dangerous in Luhansk, where protesters took over a building filled with weapons.
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Arab Israeli Celebrity Chef Aims To Foster Peace Through Cooking

Nof Atamna-Ismaeel, an Arab Israeli, is the latest winner of the Israeli reality cooking show Master Chef. She plans to open a cooking school to bring Arabs and Israelis together at the table.
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Banning Traditional Animal Slaughter, Denmark Stokes Religous Ire

The country's move to require animals to be stunned before being killed is seen by some as an affront to religious methods of slaughter. But now Jews and Muslims are working together to protest it.
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Three Little Letters That, When Strung Together, Insult A Nation

A geopolitical language lesson: It's correct to say Ukraine — not the Ukraine. Those three letters make a big difference, and we explain why.
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More Force May Be Used To Move Pro-Russia Protesters, Ukraine Says

Demonstrators have taken over some government buildings in eastern Ukraine, saying they want a vote on whether to join Russia. Ukrainian officials vow to resolve the situation within 48 hours.
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9-Month-Old Boy Charged With Attempted Murder In Pakistan

Musa Khan was arrested along with his family at a violent protest in Lahore where police said the boy threw stones at them.
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On Heels Of GM, Toyota Recalls More Than 6 Million Vehicles

The recall involves some of the Japanese automaker's top-selling vehicles, including some model years for the RAV4 SUV, Corolla, Yaris and Matrix.

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