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A Young Woman Goes 'Underground In Berlin' To Escape The Holocaust

Hermann Simon's mother lived as a Jew in Berlin during World War II. Through cunning and disguise, Marie Jalowicz Simon managed to evade the Nazis right under their noses.
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Germans Impatient With Angela Merkel's Migrant Response

Germany is the number one destination for the thousands of migrants reaching Europe's shores. NPR's Rachel Martin gets a German perspective from Der Spiegel editor Maximilian Popp.
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Kurdish Activists Camp Out Between Turkey's Army And Kurdish Fighters

As an old conflict heats up again in southeastern Turkey, the activists have staked out ground on a sunburned hillside and say they're willing to risk their own lives in order to stop the fighting.
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Spanish And Arabic Mixes In Accused Terrorist's Home Town

The accused terrorist in the recent foiled train attack in France is a Moroccan who lived in Algeciras, Spain. It's a diverse port city where immigrants are well integrated.
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Not All Irish Are Enjoying The Nation's Economic Recovery

Now that Ireland has turned its economy around, some politicians point to its success as a model of the policy of economic austerity. But that's not how it feels to many people living there.
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How Fishermen's Bragging Rights Gave Birth To Fine Art

In 19th century Japan, fishermen found a foolproof way to record trophy catches: a "fish rubbing" inked onto paper, creating a permanent record of their size. Gyotaku soon evolved into fine art.
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What's Better For Afghanistan's Future: Buddha Tours Or A Copper Mine?

A vast archaeological site sits atop one of the world's biggest untapped copper deposits. And Afghanistan must decide which resource will be a greater boon.
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In Lebanon, Calls For More Protests As Police Push Back Demonstrators

Bars and restaurants in Beirut closed Saturday in solidarity with anti-government protests that have grown over the last week.
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Egyptian Court Hands Down 3-Year Sentences For Journalists And Activists

Three Al-Jazeera English journalists and several student activists were sentenced to up to three years and six months in prison in Cairo on Saturday.
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Protests In Malaysia Target Prime Minister Over Alleged Corruption

Pressure on Premier Najib Razak has mounted since a revelation last month that $600 million had been improperly transferred from a failing state fund.

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