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Vatican Officially Recognizes State Of Palestine

In a treaty between the two sides, the Holy See switches its diplomatic relations from the Palestine Liberation Organization to the state of Palestine. Israel said it was "disappointed."
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One Woman's Struggle To Survive 'Too Much Vacation' In France

NPR Paris correspondent Eleanor Beardsley doesn't expect a ton of sympathy when she complains about unending holidays in France. But when you have a kid who's always off school, it's tough. Really.
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Military General In Burundi Claims Coup Against Its President

The central African country has been the scene of mass protests over President Pierre Nkurunziza seeking a third term. It's unclear whether the coup has the support of the full military.
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Nepal Update: Quake's Death Toll Rises; U.S. Chopper Still Missing

Emergency officials in Nepal say at least 76 people have died in Tuesday's earthquake, which hit as the small country is still coping with a prior quake that killed more than 8,000.
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Spy Agency: North Korea Executes Its Defense Chief With Anti-Aircraft Guns

Officials from South Korea's intelligence agency say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's latest high-level purge took place in front of hundreds of onlookers at a shooting range.
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EU Commission To Submit Plan To Share In Migrant Burden

The European Union is planning to propose to its 28-member nations a quota on migrants entering Europe. It also is seeking military action against people smuggling migrants out of Libya.
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Ahead Of Summit, Gulf States Doubt America's Mideast Policies

Of the 6 Gulf nations that will be represented at a summit hosted by President Obama, only 2 will be represented by monarchs. The meeting's aim is to build support for a nuclear accord with Iran.
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In Bangladesh, A 3rd Atheist Blogger Is Hacked To Death

Ananta Bijoy Das wrote for a website once moderated by another writer, killed in a similar way. To learn more, Steve Inskeep talks to Syed Zain Al-Mahmood of The Wall Street Journal in Dhaka.
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Refugee Arrivals To German Town Delayed After Shelter Is Destroyed

Steve Inskeep talks with Volker Herzon, the mayor of Vorra, Germany, about how the town plans to adjust to the arrival of migrants from Africa and the Middle East.
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China Smartphone Sales Shrink, Market 'Increasingly Saturated,' Report Says

Experts say nearly everyone in China who wants a smartphone has one. The challenge for manufacturers now is to convince them to upgrade.

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