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Ill And Malnurished, CAR Refugees Flood Cameroon

Last month alone 20,000 people, mostly Muslim, fled interreligious violence in Central African Republic and entered Cameroon. UN agencies and NGOs are now tasked with caring for them.
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New Zealanders Search For Symbol Of Identity, Independence

The Union Jack may not last long in the New Zealand flag. NPR's Jacki Lyden talks to journalist Tim Watkin about the flag, which some see as a symbol of British colonialism.
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'Deliberate Action' Took Malaysian Airliner Off Its Route

Malaysia's prime minister said Saturday that the missing airline left its planned route as the result of deliberate action by someone aboard. Reporter Anthony Kuhn gives NPR's Jacki Lyden the latest.
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Syrian In Exile Writes On Despite Threats, Kidnappings

This weekend marks the third anniversary of the Syrian uprising. For perspective, NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks with Yassin Haj Saleh, a Syrian writer who spent 16 years in Syrian prisons.
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Economic Sanctions Play Out In Strange Ways In Iran

Upscale Iranian malls still sell iPads and iPhones and its shops and cafes are stocked and full, but chemical weapons victims have trouble getting medicines and prices for food basics have gone up.
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Author: Putin Has Always Been A 'Playground Bully'

Is Vladimir Putin insane? Not at all, according to Masha Gessen, author of the political biography, The Man Without a Face. She talks to NPR's Jacki Lyden about Putin's world view.
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Tension, Violence Build One Day Ahead Of Crimea Vote

Crimea will hold a referendum on Sunday about whether to leave Ukraine. With reports of intimidation ahead of the vote, correspondent Gregory Warner gives NPR's Jacki Lyden the latest from Yalta.
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The Passengers On Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

American Philip Wood was returning to his girlfriend in Beijing after a visit to Texas. He was among the 239 people on board the flight that's been missing since last Saturday.
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U.S. Ambassador Speaks Pidgin English; Nigerians Love It

Pidgin English is a second language for tens of millions of Nigerians, but it's not every day that you hear a diplomat speaking it. The U.S. ambassador recently gave it a shot in a radio interview.
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Prime Minister: 'Deliberate Action' Disabled Missing Jet's Systems

Malaysia's prime minister says he is now certain that someone disabled the communication systems on the airliner, but he stopped short of calling the disappearance a hijacking.

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