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Paris Bans Some Cars For A Day To Battle Smog

The French capital last week briefly dethroned New Delhi and Beijing as the world's most polluted city, according to one company that measures air quality.
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Transcript: NPR's Interview With Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

Ghani spoke with Morning Edition host Renee Montagne.
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Eurozone Threatened By Divide Between Greece And Germany

Germany, which has backed most of the bailout loans to Greece, wants Greeks to stick to austerity measures. The new Greek government says austerity has destroyed the economy.
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ISIS Posts 'Wanted' List Of 100 U.S. Military Personnel

The self-declared Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has posted names, photos and what it says are addresses of 100 U.S. military personnel, calling on its supporters to "deal" with them.
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As Ebola Crisis Ebbs, Aid Agencies Turn To Building Up Health Systems

The virus is largely contained in Liberia. But an already-fragile health care system has been devastated. Crucially important workers have died. Will the world pay attention — and pitch in?
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Shiite Rebels In Yemen Reportedly Seize Parts Of Southern City

Iranian-backed Houthi rebels have seized the airport at Taiz, one of the country's largest cities, days after rival al-Qaida fighters consolidated their hold on al-Houtha.
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'13 Men,' No Clear Answers: Digging Into An Indian Gang Rape Case

Last year, a woman in rural India said that she'd been gang raped on the orders of her tribal council. Journalist Sonia Faleiro traveled to her village and found competing narratives and few facts.
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Ashraf Ghani: U.S. Critical To Afghanistan's Future

In an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, the Afghan president says most of his country wants U.S. troops to remain. He also says he's determined to make sure ISIS doesn't gain a foothold.
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Founding Father Of Modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, Dies at 91

During more than a half-century as the city-state's leader, Lee helped turn the sleepy British colony into an affluent trading enclave. But he ruled with an iron fist and muzzled critics and rivals.
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Top Beijing Scientist: China Faces 'Huge Impact' From Climate Change

The head of the country's meteorological administration says it faces climate disasters and ecological degradation resulting from a warming planet.

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