Supporters of Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi are in Cairo's Tarir Square celebrating their candidate's win in the presidential election. But questions remain about whether the new president will create an Islamist-dominated government. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson Guy Raz
Turkey issued its first official response since one of its planes being shot down by Syrian air defense. The Turkish foreign minister is charging that the incident was an act of aggression, and he says Turkey will take its case to NATO and to the United Nations. Guest host David Greene talks with NPR's Deborah Amos.
Egypt plans to announce who will be its first democratically elected president Sunday. Two men have been claiming victory since the polls closed a week or so ago. One was ousted leader Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister, the other a member of the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood. Guest host David Greene speaks with NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
NATO supply convoys into Afghanistan are using a long, slow and expensive route through Central Asia after Pakistan closed its border last year. Trucks driving high in the Hindu Kush on crumbling roads pass through the Soviet-built Salang Tunnel, where lines of waiting traffic often stretch 10 miles.
Syrians have lived under surveillance and emergency law for years, but after 15 months of anti-government protest and a brutal response by the regime, the killings have changed people. The impulse to speak out, at least in the capital Damascus, is getting stronger, especially among the young.
On Thursday, the Mexican Navy triumphantly presented a man they said was the son of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. Today, both Mexican and U.S. authorities are pointing at each other for misidentifying the man that was captured.
The 15-month uprising in Syria is proving to be one of the deadliest conflicts in the Arab Spring, and the international community has been unable to help stem the violence. As NPR's Jackie Northam reports, analysts say the situation in Syria is drawing comparisons to the war in Bosnia in the 1990s.
The soccer game between Greece and Germany in Poland Friday was always about more than just sport. There's a lot of friction between these two nations, thanks to the eurozone crisis. Plus, NPR's Philip Reeves reports, this was a crucial game: The winner goes through to the semifinals of the European Championship.
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