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Transcript: NPR's Interview With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with NPR's Steve Inskeep on the heels of a win for Netanyahu's Likud Party in parliamentary elections this week. Read a transcript of the interview.
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Nigerian Army Advances Against Boko Haram As Election Looms

Nigeria's military says that, with the help of regional troops, its forces have retaken key towns captured by Boko Haram. The successes against the ISIS-linked extremist network come little more than a week before a key vote in which President Goodluck Jonathan is seeking re-election. The vote was delayed by six weeks, in part due to insecurity. Many are asking how the army was able to do in six weeks what it has failed to do these past six years.
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Reporting On The Suddenness Of War In Syria

NPR's Deb Amos and Newsweek's Janine di Giovanni have both covered the Middle East for decades, and Syria since the beginning of the war. As the war enters its fifth year this week, Amos and Di Giovanni look back to how it started, with a quick shift from protests to brutality.
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Charles And Camilla's Visit Rekindles Royal Ties To Kentucky

Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, are wrapping up a four-day U.S. visit with a stop in Louisville, Ky. Louisville has been bustling with preparations, but the city is accustomed to royal visits.
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Palestinian Negotiator On Netanyahu And A Palestinian State

Steve Inskeep talks to Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator, about the prospects for peace in light of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's election victory.
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Obama To Iranians: 'Best Opportunity In Decades' For A Different Future

The president's message was to mark the occasion of Nowruz, the Persian new year. The U.S. and its allies are talking to Iran over the Islamic republic's nuclear program.
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In Tikrit Offensive, Local Sunnis, Shiite Militias Are Unlikely Allies

The main forces fighting the self-declared Islamic State in Tikrit, Iraq, are Iran-backed Iraqi Shiite militias. Despite decades-long animosity between the nations, local Sunnis are joining them.
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Australia Taking Over Local Government On Tiny, Bankrupt Island

Norfolk Island, home to descendants of sailors who mutinied on the HMS Bounty in 1789, will be administered from Canberra beginning next year.
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Obama To Prince Charles: We'll Never Be Royals

President Obama told the Prince that Americans like the royal family "much better than they like their own politicians." He may be right.
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Prices For Chanel Handbags To Rise In Europe, Lower In Asia

Chanel says it is aligning the cost of its handbags worldwide. The move reacts to the depreciating euro and aims to stop people from buying up the classic bags to sell at a profit in other countries.

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