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What Will New King Mean For Women In Saudi Arabia?

Melissa Block speaks with Rajaa Al Sanea, a dentist and Saudi writer best known for her novel, Girls of Riyadh. She talks about how women's rights changed and expectations for the new king.
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Public Inquiry Into Death Of Former KGB Agent Litvinenko Starts

Tuesday is the first day of a public inquiry into the death of former KGB agent and whistleblower Alexander Litvinenko. He was poisoned in London in 2006 with Polonium 210, a rare radioactive isotope.
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The Mysterious Life Of India's First Lady

This week President Obama traveled to India with his wife Michelle to meet with the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. But Mr. Modi's wife was nowhere to be seen.
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Even At $30 A Barrel, Saudis Are Still Making Money On Oil

Robert Siegel talks to Amy Myers Jaffe of the University of California, Davis, Graduate School of Management about how falling oil prices impact production.
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How A Single Town In Syria Became A Symbol Of The War Against ISIS

Now that Kurdish fighters have retaken the Syrian border town of Kobani from ISIS, the Obama administration is assessing the significance of the development. For months, officials suggested the town was of little strategic significance even as warplanes bombed targets day after day.
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On Holocaust Day, Argentina's Jews Despair Over Deaths, Old And New

On a day usually filled with quiet reflection, the Jewish community spoke out forcefully against the president for her handling of a 20-year-old bombing case that remains unsolved.
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Obama Makes Guest Appearance On Modi's Radio Show

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosts a radio show and this week his guest was President Barack Obama. They answered questions from a curious Indian public.
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Sweden's Gotland A Crucial Square In Europe's Military Chess Board

An island in the Baltic Sea helps explain the complicated web of military alliances in Northern Europe.
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After India, Obama Takes Saudi Arabia Detour

Leaving India, President Obama detoured to Saudi Arabia — a key ally in a volatile region, which is itself a country in transition.
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A Holocaust Survivor, Spared From Gas Chamber By Twist Of Fate

The line on the left went to Auschwitz, but an SS guard shoved Jack Mandelbaum to the right. Thus began a three-year nightmare in seven labor camps for a Jewish teenager who refused to give up hope.

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