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In Nepal, Efforts Underway To Salvage Ancient Sites Damaged By Quake

At least 70 ancient sites in the Kathmandu Valley were damaged or destroyed in last month's quake. Archaeologists and others are trying to protect and recover as much as they can, as fast as possible.
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For Filipinos, Manny Pacquiao Remains A Symbol Of Hope

Saturday's "Fight of the Century" ended in disappointment for Manny Pacquiao fans. But for Filipino-American families, he remains a hero for the ages.
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Yemen's Descent, Through A Photographer's Lens

Photographer Alex Potter arrived in Yemen in 2012 as it was going through an uprising, part of the broader Arab upheaval. Since then, she's grown deeply attached, even as it has fallen into chaos.
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Italian Coast Guard Rescues 3,700 Migrants In Mediterranean

A series of small operations in a single day managed to pick up the refugees fleeing North Africa in smugglers' boats in hopes of reaching Europe.
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Nepal's Medical Worries: Crowded Hospitals, Open Wounds

An estimated 14,000 people survived April's earthquake in Nepal with serious injuries. NPR's Rachel Martin gets a picture of medical conditions there from American E.R. doctor Bianca Grecu-Jacobs.
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101-Year-Old Man Among Quake Survivors Found In Nepal

Another man and a woman were rescued from wreckage in a village a full week after the devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake that has more than 7,000.
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To Restore Its Shattered Treasures, Nepal Has A Secret Weapon

Many of Nepal's historic treasures crumbled in last week's earthquake. But generations of wood and stone carvers have spawned a tradition that could help return monuments to their former glory.
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China Promises $46 Billion To Pave The Way For A Brand New Silk Road

Improving Pakistan's infrastructure will be the first step in creating a network of roads, railways, pipelines and shipping lanes that stretch all the way to Europe.
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In A Surprise Move, Saudi King Picks His Successors

In a powerful monarchy known for its aged leaders, Saudi Arabia's King Salman announced his heirs to the throne. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to correspondent Deborah Amos.
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A Boat Of Their Own: All-Women Team Tackles Sailing's Toughest Race

For the first time since 2001, an all-women team is competing in the Volvo Ocean Race, an around-the-world slog through some of the most unforgiving water on the planet.

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