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EU Stress Test Finds 25 Banks Need To Shore Up Reserves

The total shortfall was measured at €24.6 billion, or around $31.2 billion. Officials say that some banks have already made up the shortfall, which is based on a snapshot of data taken last December.
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U.S. Marines Leave Afghanistan, Along With British Force

The coalition base in southern Helmand Province was first established nearly 6 years ago. For Britain, the day brought an end to 13 years of military operations in Afghanistan.
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A Doctor's Diary: Encountering Chaos And Kindness In An Ebola Ward

One patient told infectious disease physician Nahid Bhadelia, "I am nobody." After 12 days in Sierra Leone, caring for the sick, she couldn't disagree more.
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Stranded In France, Migrants Believe Britain Is The Answer

Migrants from Africa and Afghanistan have poured into Calais, hoping to seek asylum in Britain across the channel. But few succeed, leaving an estimated 2,000 in limbo in the French port city.
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Israel's Solar-Powered 'Trees': For Smartphones And Community

The man-made trees are designed to create a public space where people can gather and re-charge a battery — their own and their smartphone's.
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In Liberia, How To Gear For Ebola Still An Issue

This week, the CDC issued new guidelines on the protective gear health care workers should wear while treating Ebola patients. But there's still debate in Liberia about what is the proper personal protective equipment.
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Iran Executes Woman Who Said She Stabbed Man Who Attacked Her

Reyhaneh Jabbari's execution had been postponed several times since 2009. She was arrested in 2007 over the death of a man who once worked in Iran's Ministry of Intelligence.
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After Shootings, Canada Takes Steps To Balance Security With Tradition

A debate has begun in Canada about how to respond to this week's murders of two Canadian soldiers, and the government plans to introduce new measures to strengthen the powers of the security services.
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Producer's Notebook: Coming Home From Monrovia To Confusion And Fear

As Liberians fight Ebola, Americans struggle with fear of the disease.
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Ukrainians Going To The Polls Amid Conflict And Corruption

Ukraine's parliamentary election is Sunday and the two big issues are the war against separatists and the nation's corruption. Arun Rath talks with Corey Flintoff about the challenges of holding an election there.

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