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Worldwide Attention Expected For Track Star's Murder Trial

South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius goes on trial next week for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Guardian reporter David Smith about the upcoming court case.
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Ukraine's Crimea Region Full Of Uncertainty, Rapid Changes

Tensions are escalating as armed men take control of airports and set up road blocks in Crimea. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to correspondent Emily Harris, who is in Kiev.
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U.S. Ambassador On Costs Of Russia's Moves In Ukraine

Diplomats are trying to cool tensions between the U.S., Russia and Ukraine. Former U.S. ambassador to Russia, Thomas Pickering, talks to NPR's Scott Simon about what's at stake for all sides.
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Obama Warns Russia Against Using Force In Ukraine

"Any violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity would be deeply destabilizing," President Obama said, urging Russia not to intervene and calling for an end to the recent violence.
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'Peak Salmon' May Be Unlikely, But Threats To Farmed Salmon Loom

Some speculate that overfishing of the small fish fed to farmed salmon led to the all-time high prices seen in 2013. But Norwegian salmon experts say the bigger threat to the farmed fish is disease.
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Syria On Track To Become World's Largest Source Of Refugees

Refugees once fled to Syria. Now, record numbers are fleeing from it. And the exodus is straining the stability of neighbors who are struggling to support both their own citizens and the displaced.
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Fished From The Water, Soggy Docs Reveal Ukrainian Corruption

Before former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych fled, thousands of documents were dumped. Oleg Khomenok, coordinator of Scoop in Ukraine, explains how they were recovered and what they reveal.
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Joint Surveillance Program Stores Millions Of Yahoo Webcam Images

Secret documents provided by Edward Snowden reveal a program shared by the National Security Agency and the UK's surveillance agency. Spencer Ackerman of The Guardian explains "Optic Nerve."
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Drawn By Twitter And Trained In Syria, Terrorists Could Turn West

The conflict in Syria has created a new threat: Terrorist groups working there might turn their sights on Europe or the U.S. Syria might be changing terrorism; does this pose a threat to the West?
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Former Ukrainian President Surfaces With Speech In Russia

Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych made his first public speech since fleeing the country. Financial Times reporter Courtney Weaver discusses the new conference and its reception in Crimea.

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