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Why French Winemakers Are Seeing The World Through Rosé-Colored Glasses

Many vintners in southern France used to make a few bottles of rosé only for themselves. Now demand for the pale, dry wine has skyrocketed, transforming the lives of the region's winemakers.
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China's Missteps Tarnish A Reputation For Economic Management

China's leaders were, until recently, seen as highly competent in managing the economy. But a bungled currency devaluation and a stock market collapse have challenged the conventional wisdom.
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After Scandals, Ireland Is No Longer 'Most Catholic Country In The World'

The scandals of recent years have destroyed popular support for the church in Ireland, with many Irish people ignoring the hierarchy's guidance on social issues.
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Zap Racket Helps Brazilians Deal With Mosquitoes

Brazilians bedeviled by mosquitoes bat away the nuisances with an electrified tennis racket. (This piece initially aired on June 14, 2015 on Weekend Edition Sunday).
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Turkey And ISIS Are Both Fighting The Kurds And Each Other

As Turkey escalates its military operations against Kurdish fighters in the country's southeast, Kurds there are bracing for attacks from another enemy at the same time: the Islamic State.
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Global Stocks Fail To Rally After Monday's Slide

China's stock market had another rough day as other markets across the world seemed to recover. But the Dow took a late day plunge after another major sell-off.
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Is The Stock Market Volatility A Correction Or A Full-Blown Crisis?

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Gillian Tett, U.S. managing editor for the Financial Times, about the difference between a stock market "correction" or "crisis."
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Following One Migrant's Journey Across The Sea To Europe

A quarter million people have crossed the sea to Greece this year. NPR follows one of them, a teacher who has left his wife and children in Syria in hopes of finding a better life for them in Europe.
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Thousands Of Homes Destroyed In Gaza War Remain In Ruins

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Katleen Maes, head of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Gaza, about the rebuilding of homes destroyed in last year's war in Gaza.
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You Stink!: Protests Over Beirut's Garbage Crisis Take Larger Stance

Protests in the streets of Beirut started over a garbage crisis but have become a larger call for government reform. The movement is growing under the banner "You Stink!"

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