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On Eve Of Bombshell Testimony, Argentinian Prosecutor Found Dead

Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor investigating Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, has been found dead. He'd accused Kirchner of covering up Iran's involvement in a 1994 bombing.
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As Students Go Back To School In Guinea, Ebola Fears Mix WIth Daily Routine

Schools in Guinea have been closed since the summer, when they were closed due to the Ebola outbreak. As schools finally re-open Monday, one family in the capital, Conakry, is striving to revive its early-morning routine.
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Prosecutor Who Accused Argentine President Of Cover-Up Is Found Dead

The federal prosecutor was found dead from a gunshot wound, one day before he was to testify about an alleged cover-up after a deadly terrorist bombing at a Jewish center in Argentina.
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Bacon Blamed For China's Smog Problem

An environmental official says smoking, the traditional method used to preserve pork, is polluting the air. As residents smoke meat in preparation for the Chinese New Year, the smog has increased.
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Nuclear Talks With Iran Recess After 'Limited' Progress

Iran and six world powers wrapped up their latest round of talks in Geneva over Iran's nuclear program. Negotiations resume in February ahead of a self-imposed July 1 deadline for a deal.
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Guinea Launches Campaign To End Ebola In 60 Days

Officials In Guinea have begun an effort to try to rid the West African nation of Ebola. The Ebola czar says the new initiative is needed because pockets of resistance and denial remain in Guinea.
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Europe Moves Against Terror Cells. Should There Be More Coordination?

Steve Inskeep talks with Peter Neumann, director of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence at King's College in London.
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Smoke Got In His Eyes And Inspired A New Kind Of Lamp

As a boy in Kenya, Evans Wadongo struggled to do his homework by the light of kerosene and firewood. Now he has designed a solar-charged lamp made of scrap metal for sub-Saharan Africa.
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Guinea's Health Minister Says Ebola Situation 'Improving'

Guinea's health minister says schools will re-open on Monday after being closed because of the Ebola outbreak. Correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton talks to NPR's Arun Rath from the capital, Conakry.
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Delegation Of Congressional Democrats Visits Cuba

The group of four senators and two congressional representatives will meet with members of the Cuban government in hopes of enhancing cooperation between the long-time adversaries.

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