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Fake Medicines Do Real Damage: Thousands Die, Superbugs Get Stronger

In tests of anti-malarial pills and antibiotics, 9 to 41 percent didn't meet quality standards. And the world does a crummy job chasing criminals who reap $75 billion a year from counterfeit meds.
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'Bali Nine' Ringleaders Could Face Indonesian Firing Squad Within Days

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the ringleaders of the heroin-smuggling ring, are expected to be given their execution dates on Saturday. Indonesian law requires they receive 72 hours' notice.
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Alleged Skipper Of Migrant Boat Appears In Italian Court

The 27-year-old man faces homicide and human trafficking charges. He says he was only a passenger, but survivors from the disaster that killed at least 700 are likely to testify that he was captain.
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Armenians Mark A Century Since World War I Massacre

Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Francois Hollande of France were among those who attended a ceremony in the Armenian capital. German lawmakers vote to call the event "genocide."
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Lost Siblings Find Each Other On Dating App

The reunited siblings met online and discovered they had a lot in common: both had parents who split in a divorce and both had a sibling they hadn't seen in years because of that divorce.
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A Century After Atrocities Against Armenians, An Unresolved Wound

Some 1.5 million Armenians were killed or deported in the violence unleashed by Ottoman Turks starting in 1915. Turkey and Armenia still disagree on how to define these terrible events.
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2 Years After Garment Factory Collapse, Are Workers Any Safer?

At the site of the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh, families gathered to remember their loved ones and call for better working conditions. Changes have been made, but there's a long way to go.
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Kidnappers In Mexico Now Target Undocumented Migrants

David Greene talks with Sarah Stillman of The New Yorker about her report on kidnappers in Mexico who are grabbing thousands of Central American migrants every year, as they travel to the U.S.
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U.S. Drone Strike Kills 2 Al-Qaida Hostages, Including An American

A U.S. drone strike in January killed an American being held hostage in Pakistan by al-Qaida, the White House announced Thursday. Warren Weinstein was killed along with another aid worker, from Italy.
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European Leaders Vow To Do More To Help Arriving Migrants

At a summit in Brussels, they pledged more money and military resources to saving lives of migrants who try to cross the Mediterranean. They also introduced a plan to target traffickers' boats.

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