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Top Vatican Bank Officials Resign

The resignations came just days after a senior cleric with ties to the institution was arrested after being caught with about $26 million in cash he was trying to bring into Italy from Switzerland. Pope Francis recently set up a special commission of inquiry to resolve the bank's problems.
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An Online Upstart Roils French Media, Politics

The Web newspaper Mediapart is turning conventional wisdom about the Internet and journalism on its head. It offers in-depth reporting without fluff or advertising. The publication is turning a profit, and creating an uproar in a country where the media has often been too cozy with power.
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With A New Emir, Will Qatar Keep Its Outsized Role?

Qatar has changed dramatically in recent years, and more changes are likely as a new emir, just 33 years old, takes over. The goal is to build a modern Islamic state without becoming too Westernized.
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To The Dismay Of Kenyans, President Obama Will Just Fly By

An African tour will include a stop in Tanzania, but not in neighboring Kenya, the homeland of President Obama's late father. The administration says it isn't the right time for a visit, since Kenya's new president is accused of crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court.
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Nelson Mandela Is In Critical But Stable Condition, In Latest Update

In the first official update on Mandela's health since Thursday, the presidency also urged people to prepare for the beloved rights activist's birthday later this month.
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Obama Calls For Collaborative Ties With Tanzania

The president is on the final leg of his visit to Africa. On Tuesday, he and former President George W. Bush will join together for a wreath-laying ceremony at the site of the 1998 bombing at the U.S. Embassy.
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Can America Learn From Foreign School Systems?

It's a special edition of Tell Me More's Barbershop as host Michel Martin and the guys visit the Aspen Ideas Festival. They'll share their thoughts on whether America is still the land of opportunity, and which countries are setting kids up for success when it comes to future generations.
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Egypt's Military Lays Down Ultimatum As Unrest Spreads

The military gave President Mohammed Morsi and anti-government protesters 48 hours to resolve their differences, failing which it would put forward its own plan for the country. On the second day of anti-government demonstrations, protesters gave Morsi their own deadline: resign by 5 p.m. Tuesday. He says he won't go.
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EU Officials Question Kerry On 'Unacceptable' Spying Claims

Allegations that the U.S. had spied on EU offices in Washington and New York emerged this weekend. European officials say the incident could endanger trade talks.
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NSA Revelations Reverberate Through Europe

This weekend, German news magazine Der Spiegel reported that the National Security Agency has been spying on citizens and officials across the European Union. We explore the fallout.

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