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Child Soldiers Freed In Central African Republic Struggle To Adapt

The U.N. has negotiated the release of more than 1,000 child soldiers in CAR. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Alexandra Zavis, a reporter who met with some of the former child fighters.
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Safety Of Ukraine's Presidential Election In Doubt In The East

Ukraine votes next week in a presidential election, but there's still separatist unrest in the east. NPR's Corey Flintoff tells NPR's Lynn Neary how a local oligarch restored peace in one city.
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Shifting Images: Cleaning Up Amsterdam And Controversial Art

Eugene Robinson, deputy editor of the online magazine Ozy, tells Tess Vigeland how Amsterdam is shaping up the red light district and about a New Orleans homicide detective who is an artist by day.
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Filtering A New Idea: A Book That's Educational And 'Drinkable'

Improving access to clean water can reduce the spread of diarrheal diseases in developing countries. The "Drinkable Book" should help: It has water safety tips and each page works as a filter.
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In Photos: India's Prime Minister-Elect Receives Hero's Welcome In Delhi

The election of Narendra Modi is historic, marking a shift away from a party that has dominated politics in the world's largest democracy.
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Iran Reluctant To Disclose Secret Nuclear Activities

Iran wants relief from economic sanctions, but the International Atomic Energy Agency wants answers about rumored weapons programs before it makes a new agreement.
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Turkish Coal Miner Faces Future After Tragedy

A survivor of the Turkish coal mine disaster that killed more than 250 talks about the hours he spent trapped below ground. He's now afraid to return to mining, and wonders how he'll make a living.
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How Will Narendra Modi Change India?

In a historic election, Narendra Modi and the Hindu nationalist party ousted India's long-ruling Congress party. Scott Simon talks with NPR's Julie McCarthy about what this political shift means for India.
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A Worldwide Voyage To Prove Stars, Wind And Waves Are Enough

An ambitious journey by canoe gets underway in Hawaii on Saturday: Two double-hulled vessels will set sail on a three-year journey around the world.
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Russia Says It Will End Space Station Collaboration With U.S.

With the U.S. imposing sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, what happens to U.S. and Russian co-operation in space? NPR's Scott Simon speaks to reporter Geoff Brumfiel about the future of the program.

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