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Fallout From Syrian Conflict Lands In Iraq, Lebanon

Robert Siegel speaks with Tamara Cofman Wittes of the Saban Center at the Brookings Institution about the fallout from the Syrian conflict in neighboring Iraq and Lebanon.
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Reports Paint Two Pictures Of Syrian Mass Killing

At least 100 people were killed in the Syrian village of Tremseh earlier this month. Activists called it a massacre of innocent civilians by government forces, but later reports suggested something different. (This piece initially aired July 26, 2012, on Morning Edition.)
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Wife Of Fallen Chinese Leader Charged With Murder

The wife of a former Chinese Communist Party leader has been charged with the murder of a British businessman. Bo Xilai's wife Gu Kailai and a family aide are accused of poisoning Neil Heywood.
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Millions Of Immigrants Cause Tension In Singapore

In a bid to avoid an aging society and dearth of workers, Singapore has welcomed roughly two million immigrants in the past two decades. In recent years, the topic of immigration has dominated the political landscape, with urbanites increasingly concerned about competition for jobs, housing and transportation, and voters increasingly questioning the ruling party's immigration policies.
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A Minute-By-Minute Account Of the Norway Massacre

On July 22, 2011, Anders Breivik killed 77 people and injured hundreds more when he bombed government buildings in Oslo, Norway and then went on a shooting rampage at a summer camp. GQ correspondent Sean Flynn documents the "beat-by-beat horrors of those terrifying 198 minutes" in the August issue.

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