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Obama Meets New Saudi King, Balancing Human Rights, U.S. Interests

The president cut short his visit to India to travel to Saudi Arabia. There, he met King Salman, who ascended to the throne last week following the death of his half-brother, Abdullah.
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Holocaust Survivors Mark 70th Anniversary Of Auschwitz's Liberation

About 300 survivors of the Nazi camp are attending the ceremony with German and Austrian leaders. But attention is also on the absence of Russia's president, whose countrymen liberated Auschwitz.
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Mourning In Riyadh: Obama Visits New Saudi King To Offer Condolences

President Obama has stopped in Saudi Arabia on his way home from India. He's meeting with the new Saudi king. Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Scott Horsley, who is traveling with the President.
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It's Been A Hard 12-Step Road For Zanzibar's Heroin Addicts

An island off the coast of Tanzania has one of the world's highest addiction rates. But the majority of its people, who are Muslims, are uneasy with the 12-step recovery program's Christian concepts.
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Family's Long Fight With Pentagon Returns Name To Unknown Soldier

The remains of Arthur "Bud" Kelder, a WWII soldier featured in a NPR/ProPublica investigation, have been identified by the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command. The move comes after years spent in court.
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Syrian President Assad Talks To 'Foreign Affairs' Magazine

The civil war in Syria has been going on for almost four years. Jonathan Tepperman recently met with President Bashar Assad in Damascus. He talks to Steve Inskeep about how Assad views the conflict.
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Greece Looks To Renegotiate Bailout Terms

The newly elected leadership in Greece is against budget cuts imposed by the European economic zone in return for bailing it out. Renee Montagne talks to Tom Nuttall of The Economist.
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LRA Rebel Commander Appears Before International Criminal Court

At a hearing in The Hague, Dominic Ongwen faced war crime charges. As the top Ugandan rebel commander of the Lord's Resistance Army, he's accused of forcing child soldiers to beat, maim and kill.
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Argentina's President Takes Aim At Country's Intelligence Agency

Cristina Fernandez went on TV to say she would do away with the agency. It was the latest episode in the mysterious shooting death of a prosecutor who was investigating a 20-year-old terrorist attack.
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Critics Worry Nuclear Reactor Deal With India Has A Dark Side

The administration says the reactors are good for the climate, good for American industry and for strengthening ties with India. But some worry the deal also has a dark side.

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