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Australia Says It Broke Up ISIS-Inspired Plot To Attack WWI Event

In a series of early-morning raids, Australian counterterrorism police arrested five men in the Melbourne area Saturday, over their possible involvement in a plot to attack a memorial ceremony.
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Suicide Bombing Kills At Least 35 In Jalalabad; ISIS Reportedly Claims Responsibility

Both the United Nations and the Taliban have condemned the attack, which targeted civilians who were in a long line at a bank.
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Heavy Police Presence At Ferry Demonstrations Bring Seoul To A Halt

Thousands of police formed a perimeter around the heart of South Korea's capital Saturday, in an effort to dampen a third day of protests over the government handling of a ferry disaster one year ago.
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In Panama, Restoring Streets And Reforming Gangs At The Same Time

Like its Central American neighbors, Panama is dealing with a rise in gangs, but a hotel developer has taken on several of the gangs in his neighborhood, offering them rehabilitation, jobs and hope.
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Global Bankers Meet To Resolve A Two-Speed World Economy

The IMF and World Bank meet this weekend. Likely on the agenda: the Iran deal, ISIS and Russia. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with Foreign Policy's David Rothkopf about the state of the global economy.
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'Orhan's Inheritance' Is The Weight Of History

Aline Ohanesian's debut novel attempts to make sense of the events of 100 years ago, when the Ottoman Empire began forcing Armenians out of their homes in Turkey, leaving more than a million dead.
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Frustrations Fuel Violence Against Immigrants In South Africa

Mobs with machetes attacked immigrants in Durban, South Africa, Thursday, hoping to drive out foreigners looking for work. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with the BBC's Milton Nkosi about the attacks.
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As Greeks And Germans Negotiate Debt, Reparations Issues Resurface

Greece says Germany owes it billions of dollars for its World War II occupation by the Nazis. The German government says it has already paid, but some Germans feel more should be done.
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Latest Mediterranean Incident Highlights Italy's Migrant Crisis

Italian police detained 15 Muslim migrants this week, accused of throwing 12 Christians off a smuggling vessel in the Mediterranean because of their faith.
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Why Water Markets Might Work In California

When Australia suffered a drought in the 2000s, it set up markets to trade water rights. NPR's Linda Wertheimer asks McKenzie Funk whether water markets could help California.

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