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Greece Sets New Election For June 17; Fear Of Bank Runs Reported

The country will try again to form a government. Meanwhile, its president worries about million so euros being pulled out of Greek banks. And talk of a "Grexit" from the euro zone is increasing.
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Political Limbo May Further Erode Greece's Stability

Greece will hold new elections next month after leaders failed to form a government this week. The political uncertainty has raised fears that the heavily indebted country will be forced to exit the eurozone.
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Portugal Looks Back On 1 Year Since Its Bailout

In Portugal, austerity has meant up to a 30 percent pay cut for civil servants. Unemployment is at more than 15 percent, and the economy continues to shrink. The European Union recently warned the Portuguese people may have to sacrifice even more.
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Atlanta Opens New International Air Terminal

The $1.4 billion project includes 12 new gates and eight security checkpoints. It's designed to allow international travelers to bypass Atlanta's main terminal. Officials hope it will attract more international businesses to Georgia.
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Post Taliban, Saad Mohseni Builds Media Empire

Morning Edition's Renee Montagne winds down her reporting from the Afghan capital Kabul with a look at how the country's media landscape has changed in the decade since the fall of the Taliban. She sits down with Saad Mohseni, who has built a media empire over nearly 10 years.
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The Waterford School: Educating Across Cultural Boundaries

What we can learn from the Waterford School of Swaziland -- founded nearly 50 years ago -- as a haven of multiracial/non-racial learning during the apartheid era.

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Greeks To Head Back To Ballot Box After Talks Fail

Greece will hold new elections after political leaders failed to agree on a governing coalition to run the economically-troubled country. In the meantime, a caretaker government will manage the country until the new vote can be held next month.
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For New French President, Germany Is First Stop

Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have different ideas about how to address Europe's financial turmoil. Their relationship will help set the tone for what happens next in Europe.

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