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Greek Village's Muslim Culture Clashes With Athens

Komotini is a village in the Greek province of Thrace. Its Muslim population dates back to the time of Ottoman occupation. They still speak Turkish and Shariah law still applies to Muslim residents in family matters, a state of affairs that has inflamed some politicians in Athens. Meanwhile, residents say their bigger problem is poverty.
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EU Reacts To Hungary's Media Crackdown

Klubradio is one of Hungary's only remaining independent broadcasters, but it may soon go silent. The station's struggles are emblematic of the Hungarian government's crackdown on civil liberties. The European Union is so worried that last week it issued a warning to Hungary: Revise your new constitution to comply with EU laws or leave the EU.
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Technological Innovations Help Dictators See All

As technology gets better — and cheaper — it's becoming easier for authoritarian governments to watch and record their populations' every move. John Villasenor of the Brookings Institution joins host Rachel Martin to discuss the phenomenon.
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Arab League Weighs Monitoring Mission In Syria

Arab foreign ministers are meeting in Cairo on Sunday to decide whether or not to continue the Arab League's monitoring mission in violence-torn Syria. Host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro.
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Church Broadcasts Hope; Haitians Flock Post-Quake

Shalom Church in Port-au-Prince is just a plywood stage under a patchwork of tattered tarps, but its membership has grown rapidly since the devastating earthquake two years ago. The evangelical mission now claims to have more than 50,000 members and one of the most popular radio stations in Haiti.
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In Morocco, Islamists Learn To Work With A King

An Islamist party heads Morocco's newly elected government, part of a wave of Islamist election victories following uprisings across North Africa. But unlike in Tunisia and Egypt, Morocco's Islamists came to power as a result of reforms by a monarch, not revolution in the streets.

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