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A Year Later, Al Jazeera Journalists Still Imprisoned In Egypt

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro speaks with Marwa Omara, fiancé of imprisoned Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy, about dealing with his year in prison and the hopes for an appeal in 2015.
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Don't Bench That Dentist: A Guide To Ugandan English

The language called "Uglish" is as controversial in Uganda as Ebonics is in the U.S. And now it has its own dictionary. Is it just bad English or a legitimate local variant?
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Few Common Factors Between 2014's Airline Disasters

Lourdes Garcia Navarro speaks with John Cox, an airline safety expert and former commercial pilot, about Saturday's disappearance of an AirAsia flight over the Java Sea.
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British Health Care Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

The patient, who had worked in an Ebola clinic in Sierra Leone, arrived in Glasgow, Scotland, late Sunday via London and Casablanca, Morocco. This is the first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.K.
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Family Planning In Senegal: Which Imam Do You Listen To?

In the village of Mereto, one imam is in favor of family planning while the other is not. Ngour Sen and his two wives, with a total of 11 children, knew which leader's advice they wanted to follow.
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Pakistan Court Orders Conditional Release For Suspect In Mumbai Attack

Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi's lawyers argued that extended detention infringed on his rights because he had been granted bail by an anti-terrorism court. The Islamabad High Court agreed.
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Greece To Hold Elections After Parliament Fails To Elect A President

The government's candidate former European Commissioner Stavros Dimas failed to win over the minimum of at least 180 of 300 parliamentary lawmakers. Elections will likely be held in February.
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Rescue Official Believes AirAsia Flight Is On Ocean's Floor

An AirAsia plane, traveling from Indonesia to Singapore, is missing. Shortly before losing contact on Sunday, the pilot had asked to change course due to weather conditions.
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United Arab Emirates Shows Off Its Military Might

The United Arab Emirate has emerged as an ally in the U.S.-led fight against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS. Known for its wealth, the UAE is now showing off its military might.
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Europe's Largest Zinc Mine Lies Deep Under Ireland's Countryside

Major industries from cars to tech couldn't function without zinc. Business is booming at the mine in Ireland — especially since China stopped exporting its supply.

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