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Anti-Austerity Marchers Rally In London Calling For End To Cuts

Tens of thousands turned out in the capital and other U.K. cities, vowing it was the start of a campaign to force the Conservative government to reverse deep spending cuts.
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Greece Pledges New Proposal To Resolve Debt Crisis

The European Central Bank gave Greece an emergency loan of more than $2 billion on Friday to stave off collapse, but a June 30 deadline looms for payment on the next installment of an IMF loan.
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At Waterloo Re-Enactment, History So Real You Can Taste It

He may have lost, but Napoleon still holds a fascination for thousands of re-enactors who came to Belgium this week to eat, sleep and wage mock war in the manner of the 1815 battle of Waterloo.
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Bin Laden Son Asked U.S. For Father's Death Certificate, Wikileaks Says

The website has begun the release of 500,000 documents it says are related to Saudi Arabian diplomatic communications. Among them was the request from Abdullah bin Laden.
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South Korea, Thailand Report No New MERS Cases

The number of cases in South Korea has remained steady at 166 for more than two weeks, but the death of a 63-year-old man brought to 25 the number of deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.
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Barcelona's Mom-And-Pop Tapas Bars Take On The Big Tourist Chains

Off the beaten tourist paths, neighborhood tapas bars are part of Spain's charm. But many are being forced out by rising rents. A tour group hopes to save them by helping travelers find them.
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Hopes Fade As Yemen Peace Talks Falter

Hisham Al-Omeisy, a Yemeni activist and analyst, talks with NPR's Scott Simon about the failed peace talks in Geneva, and what life is like in Yemen's capital.
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The Challenges Posed By An Aging Global Population

One-fifth of the U.S. population will be 65 or older in 15 years. NPR's Ina Jaffe talks with NPR's Scott Simon about the aging of the population worldwide and the challenges it presents.
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HBO's 'The Brink' Puts The Situation Room In Situation Comedy

The show is a response to the notion that sitcoms have generally ceded political satire to fake news programs. It opens with a certifiably crazy general taking control of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal.
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Citing Abuse, Haitian Immigrants Flee Dominican Republic

The deadline has passed for illegal immigrants in the Dominican Republic to begin the process to get regularized or to get out of the country. Authorities say most illegal immigrants will be deported.

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