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Newsweek's 'Muslim Rage' Cover Mocked On Twitter

Audie Cornish talks to Cairo-based journalist Ashraf Khalil about the sarcastic Twitter response to a Newsweek cover story headlined "Muslim Rage." The story was about violent protests in the Muslim world that were sparked by an online video that denigrates Islam's Prophet Mohammed.
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Conservative Salafis Find Footing In Muslim World

As demonstrations continue through the Muslim world over the film mocking Mohammed, fingers have pointed at the Salafis and their role in the violence. The ultraconservative Muslim's influence has grown in recent years following the Arab Spring. Audie Cornish speaks with Robin Wright of the United States Institute of Peace.
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Journalist Examines Chaotic Fighting In Syria

The Guardian's Ghaith Abdul-Ahad calls the Syrian battle fluid and complicated. "There is chaos, there is no military planning, there is no organization," he tells Fresh Air. He reported for the PBS Frontline documentary The Battle for Syria, which airs Tuesday.
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With Honors Awaiting, Aung San Suu Kyi Visits U.S.

The opposition leader in Myanmar arrives in the U.S., where she is being feted as if she were a head of state. She will receive honors that include the Congressional Gold Medal.
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Famed Barcelona Footballers Will Only Fly With Female Flight Attendants

Lionel Messi and his teammates are tired of being asked for autographs by male members of Turkish Airlines' crews, the club says. So, the soccer team has asked that only women be on board with the team. The airline — the team's official carrier — has agreed.
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French Magazine Ordered To Hand Over Photos Of Topless Kate, Not Republish Any

Closer faces fines of $13,000 a day if it does not comply with a French court's order within 24 hours. Photos of the sunbathing Duchess of Cambridge were published last week.
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In China, Ex-Police Chief Waits For Trial Verdict

The trial of the former police chief who ignited one of the worst political scandals in China in decades wrapped up Tuesday. Wang Lijun is accused of trying to defect to the United States, and covering up a murder involving the wife of a powerful Communist Party official.

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