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British Ambassador Mum On Olympic Opener

Renee Montagne interviews Sir Peter Westmacott, Britain's ambassador to the U.S., ahead of tomorrow's opening ceremonies for London's Summer Games.

Acid Attacks A Rising Menace For Colombian Women

A brutal crime more commonly associated with South Asian nations has made its way to Colombia — acid attacks on women by spurned lovers, jealous husbands or even complete strangers. Once sporadic, the number of cases is growing; so far this year, 100 such attacks have already been reported.

In Pakistan, Sounds Of A Different Kind Of Drone

The thought of bagpipes usually conjures up images of Scottish men in skirts — not auto-rickshaws and South Asian spices. But no country manufactures more bagpipes than Pakistan, and no place in Pakistan makes more of them than Sialkot, a bagpipe-crazy city near India-administered Kashmir.

Unspinning The Narrative Of A Syrian Massacre

At least 100 people were killed in the village of Tremseh earlier this month. Activists called it a massacre of innocent civilians by government forces, but later reports suggested something different. After a week with rebel fighters, NPR's Kelly McEvers learned some previously untold details about the killing.