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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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WHO Announces New Guidelines For Naming Human Diseases

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Dr. Keiji Fukuda, assistant director general for health security at the World Health Organization, about how the WHO names human diseases.
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Senators Deny Obama Authority To Expedite Pacific Trade Deal

The U.S. Senate blocked a measure that would give President Obama fast-track trade authority to complete a massive Pacific trade deal. Most of Obama's opponents on trade come from his own party.
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Nemtsov Report Alleges Russian Military Forces Fought In Ukraine

A report begun by Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov before his murder in February has been published in Moscow. It makes detailed allegations about direct Russian military involvement in the war in Ukraine, which is something the Kremlin has always denied.
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Powerful 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Nepal

NPR's Melissa Block talks to Kathmandu-based freelance writer Donatella Lorch about the most recent earthquake in Nepal, which came just three weeks after a major quake killed more than 8,000 people.
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John Kerry Meets With President Putin In Sochi

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry finally got the meeting he's been chasing for many months. He met face-to-face with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the resort town of Sochi, Russia, Tuesday.
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A Foot In Africa, A Foot In Europe: Divide Grows Wider In Ceuta

The Spanish city is physically part of Africa. About half of its people are more prosperous Europeans; half are Arabic-speaking Muslims disproportionately living in poverty. That disparity is growing.
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Malaysia Says It Will Turn Back Migrant Boats

It comes a day after more than 1,000 Rohingya and Bangladeshis landed in the waters of Malaysia's Langkawi island, and after Indonesia said it would also turn back the migrants.
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Marine Corps Helicopter Helping With Relief Effort In Nepal Goes Missing

A Defense Department official said there's no indication so far that the UH-1 Huey, which was carrying six Marines and two Nepali soldiers, had crashed.

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