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Second American Accused In Illegal Killing Of Lion In Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean wildlife officials say the man killed the lion in April during a hunt that was illegal. This comes a week after the killing of a lion named Cecil sparked a worldwide outcry.
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Greek Stocks Drop Sharply As Market Reopens For First Time Since June

When it opened, the Athens Stock Exchange General Index plummeted from 797.52 to a new 52-week low of 615 — a drop of nearly 23 percent.
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Allegations Of Corruption Dog Mexico's First Lady Angélica Rivera

Rivera promised she would sell a multimillion-dollar home bought under controversial circumstances. Many questions remain regarding the purchase, and she hasn't sold the house.
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Burundi's Former Intelligence Chief Assassinated

The killing was a surgical strike that many believe was carried out by members of the military. Many worry that if the army is pulled into political divisions, the country is headed toward civil war.
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Al Jazeera's Mohamed Fahmy Waits To Hear If He Faces More Prison Time

Journalist Mohamed Fahmy, who was arrested and sent to prison in Egypt in 2013, talks to Renee Montagne. After spending 14 months in prison and 5 months out on bail, he faces a retrial.
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25 Years In Iraq, With No End In Sight

Iraq invaded Kuwait on Aug. 2, 1990. The U.S. reversed Saddam Hussein's aggression, but it was just the start of the U.S. military role in Iraq that's spanned four presidents and a panoply of goals.
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In Seoul, Where Everything Moves Fast, There's Also Longing For The Past

In recent weeks, NPR's Ari Shapiro has been reporting from Seoul. He's found South Koreans take great pride in their country's progress over the past 50 years, but it's often tempered by nostalgia.
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Rivers Run Through This Exhibit Of Colombian Art

With burbling videos and cascades of linen and plastic that seem to pour from the ceiling, 'Waterweavers' shows how rivers, fibers and recycled bottles are all part of the culture of the country.
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Counterfeit Duck Confit: All Of The Flavor, Without The Labor

A classic French dish, confit de canard was originally a way to preserve meat, and traditional recipes can require dozens of steps to prepare. David Lebovitz's fake take cuts the steps down to five.
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After A West Bank Home Goes Up In Flames, Tensions Flare In The Region

A Palestinian baby was killed Friday in an arson attack in the West Bank. Jewish settlers are suspected in the attack, which Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called "an act of terrorism."

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