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Revisiting Rabin's Assassination, And The Peace That Might Have Been

Twenty years ago, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was killed by a Jewish religious zealot. Dan Ephron, author of Killing a King, discusses the assassination and its effect on the peace process.
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A Conviction In The Case Of Washington Post Reporter Held In Iran

Iran's Revolutionary Court this week convicted Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian of espionage, in a trial and verdict described as a sham by his family, his lawyer and the paper. The Post's Foreign Editor Douglas Gehl joins us with the latest updates in the case.

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MH17 Findings: Dutch Safety Board Says Russian Buk Missile Took Down Plane

The Russian missile manufacturer also released its own report, disputing the Dutch findings and instead pointing the blame for last year's crash of the Boeing 777 at Ukrainian forces.
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Iranian Parliament Votes To Approve Nuclear Deal

The bill must still be reviewed by a group of senior clerics, but President Hassan Rouhani's administration is hailing lawmakers' vote as a "historic decision."
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An Iran Deal Milestone That Tehran Wants To Play Down

Sunday is the so-called "adoption day" for the nuclear deal with Iran. It's the day that Iran will begin sharply curtailing its nuclear program as part of the agreement reached this summer.
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Global Security Threats Posed By The Increasingly Sophisticated Tools Of Cyberwarfare

The U.S., Russia, China, Iran and North Korea have emerged as major players in the new world of cyberwarfare. With a panel of experts, we discuss global security threats posed by increasingly sophisticated malware and the new digital arms race.

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King Of Beers: SABMiller Agrees In Principle To Merger With Budweiser Brewer

If the deal is formally agreed upon, the company would own around 31 percent of beer sales around the world.
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U.S.-Backed Syrian Rebels Receive Influx Of Weapons

The war in Syria could be edging toward an all-out proxy war between the U.S. and Russia. That's according to an article co-authored by Anne Barnard, the Beirut Bureau Chief for The New York Times.
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Religious Scholars Use Social Media To Counter ISIS Interpretation Of Koran

As the military response to the Islamic State heats up, an ideological front is opening against the group. They're using social media to explain why ISIS' interpretation of the Koran is wrong.
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India's Ban On Beef Leads To Murder, And Hindu-Muslim Friction

A Muslim man was lynched by a village mob that accused him of killing a cow. As Hindu nationalists gain ground, critics say they are threatening Indian traditions of pluralism.

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