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Chad's Former President Convicted Of War Crimes In Senegal Trial

Chad's former President Hissene Habre has been convicted of crimes against humanity, including rape and sexual slavery, during his rule. He has been sentenced to life in prison. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Reed Brody of the Human Rights Watch, who has been working on this case.
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Smugglers Modify Routes As EU Works To Stem Flow Of Migrants

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Elizabeth Collett, director of the Migration Policy Institute in Europe, about how the European Union's efforts to stem the flow of migrants to Europe has caused a change in routes for human smugglers.
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As The Global Rich Buy Up London Homes, Britons Ask If The Money Is Legit

Many of London's expensive homes are owned by obscure foreign companies. Critics say the city has become a haven for those hiding ill-gotten gains, and the government is starting to respond.
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Anti-Islamic State Forces Launch Attack In Effort To Retake Fallujah

The drive to enter Fallujah began at dawn, with air support from the U.S.-led coalition. Aid groups report that thousands of civilians are trapped in the Iraqi city.
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Protests, Suspicion In Vietnam Over Government's Response To Fish Kill

While visiting Vietnam last week, President Obama urged the government to ease its crackdown on dissent. But police have used force to break up recent environmental protests.
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3 Shipwrecks In 3 Days: 700 People Die Trying To Cross Mediterranean

With warmer weather comes an influx of refugees and migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe, and a shift in the route they're taking. Over the weekend, hundreds of people drowned.
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Memorial Day In Kandahar: A Run To Honor America's Fallen

Over the past 15 years, 1,832 American servicemen and -women have been killed in action in Afghanistan. How do the U.S. forces posted there mark Memorial Day, and how is the conflict going overall?
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Iraqis Again Try To Take Back Fallujah From ISIS

Steve Inskeep speaks with Tim Arango of the New York Times about Iraqi forces' latest operation against Islamic State fighters and the nature of U.S. and Iranian involvement in the offensive.
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Meet The 86-Year-Old Ice Cream Man Who Says He's Sold A Million Cones

Sandor Foldi is Britain's longest-serving ice cream seller, according to the Daily Mirror. He says he's been selling summer's favorite treat for 54 years, and, "I'll keep on till I'm 99."
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1 Address, 2,000 Companies, And The Ease Of Doing Business In The U.K.

The U.K. likes to boast about how easy it is to do business there, but a profusion of shell companies hides many that are fronts for fraud and corruption. Now the U.K. wants more scrutiny.

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