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Sochi Olympic Flame Is Extinguished

The last big games of the Olympics, including the gold medal hockey game and four-man bobsled, concluded Sunday. After the closing ceremony, thousands headed for Sochi's tiny airport. NPR's Robert Smith provides a roundup of highlights.
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Taliban Break Off Negotiations On U.S. Soldier Held Since 2009

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been held by the Taliban since his capture nearly five years ago. He is thought to be somewhere in Pakistan.
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Egypt's Morsi Accused Of Aiding Iran's Revolutionary Guards

The ousted Egyptian leader is accused of being part of a wide conspiracy to destabilize Egypt involving, among other things, passing state secrets to Tehran.
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Many Wounded, 2 Dead In Bangkok Bomb Blast

The explosion, in one of the capital's busiest shopping districts, appeared to be aimed at anti-government protesters seeking the ouster of the country's prime minister.
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Russia, With Home-Field Advantage, Wins Sochi Medal Race

Russia racks up 33 medals, with 13 gold, 11 silver and 9 bronze. Team USA will finish with 28 medals, 9 gold, 7 silver and 12 bronze.
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UN Security Council Agrees On Syria Aid Resolution

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Saturday to boost humanitarian aid access in Syria. More than 9 million people need help, according to the U.N.
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Hero Or Dictator? Mugabe After 34 Years At Zimbabwe's Helm

Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe, is 90 years old. In power since 1980, Mugabe is considered a despot in the West. NPR's Rachel Martin discusses his legacy with reporter Ofeibea Quist-Arcton.
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El Chapo's Arrest Punctures Drug Lord's Near-Mythical Status

One of the world's most powerful drug lords has been captured. Mexican authorities say Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was taken into custody after a months-long investigation.
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A Coup Or A Revolution? The U.S. Ambassador To Ukraine Explains

With Kiev now almost empty of its political leaders, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Geoffrey Pyatt, the U.S. ambassador to the Ukraine.
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Ukrainian Parliament Gives Presidential Powers To Speaker

Ukraine's Parliament pushed President Viktor Yanukovich out of office as his political nemesis was released from prison. Reporter Soraya Sarhadi Nelson gives NPR's Rachel Martin the latest.

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