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German Nightclubs Try Out Urine-Repellent Paint

The new high-tech paint in Hamburg's nightclub district is so waterproof, that any spray on the wall bounces back onto the source.
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Will Greece's New Government Help The Muslim Minority Integrate?

For decades, Muslims in northeastern Greece were cut off from the rest of the country. Mainstream politicians backed by the Greek Orthodox church ignored them.
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Dealing With Malaysia Airlines Over Missing Jet 'Has Gotten Worse'

Sunday marks one year since Malaysia Airlines flight 370 disappeared on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Renee Montagne talks to Sarah Bajc, the partner of Philip Wood, an American passenger.
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House Panel Questions Gen. Campbell About Readiness Of Afghan Force

Congress wants to know whether the U.S. military tried to hide problems with the Afghan military force. Afghans are leading the fight against the Taliban — with U.S. troops mostly in the background.
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Hockey Great Slava Fetisov Featured In 'Red Army' Documentary

David Greene talks to Slava Fetisov about the state of hockey following worsening relations with Russia. Fetisov played for the national Red Army team whose players were in the Soviet military.
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'Zionist Union' Party Creates A Stir In Israeli Elections

The opposition to Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party in the Israeli elections calls itself the "Zionist Union" as it looks to claim the country's middle-ground voters.
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Highest-Ranking Muslim German Official Says Terrorist Attacks Bolster Discrimination

Aydan Özoguz, Germany's federal commissioner for migration and refugees, is the highest-ranking Muslim in the German government. She says she is frustrated by the way terrorist incidents drive wedges between different groups in Germany.
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Kurdish-German Journalist Makes Light Of Hate Mail In Spoken Word Act

NPR's Audie Cornish meets journalist Mely Kiyak, a German-born daughter of Kurds from Turkey. In her spoken word performance, she stages readings of hate mail directed at people of foreign origins.
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Boko Haram Takes A Page From ISIS Propaganda Playbook

The Nigerian Islamist militant group has traded grainy videos for slick productions. This week, Boko Haram posted a video purportedly showing the bodies of two beheaded men accused of spying.
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Eat Your Veggies! Even The Ones From Fukushima

Foods from Fukushima, Japan, are back to pre-accident levels of radiation but people still aren't eating them. One way to ease concerns: a chemical that blocks radioactive cesium from entering plants.

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