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Japanese Tourist Allegedly Kidnapped, Repeatedly Raped In India

The 20-something student was allegedly abducted at the sacred Buddhist site of Bodh Gaya by an organized gang. After being held for weeks, she managed to escape her captors.
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Man Accused In 1998 Bombings Of U.S. Embassies Dies In Custody

Abu Anas al-Libi, who was captured in 2013, stood accused of conspiracy to kill Americans in connection with the explosions at embassy compounds in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people.
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U.N.'s Anthony Banbury: Zero Cases Of Ebola Is The Only Option

Anthony Banbury is stepping down as the head of the U.N.'s Ebola mission. He says the Ebola can't become entrenched in West Africa. And he thinks the fight is heading in the right direction.
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U.S. Imposes New Sanctions On North Korea

The cyber attack on Sony has prompted the U.S. to impose new sanctions on North Korea. NPR's Eric Westervelt talks with correspondent Tamara Keith about why the U.S. is taking this action.
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Afghans Take The Stage At Kabul's Emerging Rock Scene

In his final postcard from Afghanistan, NPR's outgoing Kabul correspondent Sean Carberry, a former professional musician, dives into the underground music scene.
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Large Objects Found In Java Sea Believed To Be AirAsia Jet

Bad weather continues to hamper the search for bodies, but the chief search official says a remotely operated vehicle has found parts of the missing jet that crashed last Sunday.
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Clowning Without Borders Aims To Give Refugees Another Way To Heal

The group, which has been operating for 20 years, visits places like the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, across the border from Syria, to bring a bit of light to children uprooted by war.
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Why Are Fewer Mexicans Crossing The U.S. Border?

More non-Mexicans were apprehended at the southern border than Mexicans in 2014 and apprehensions of Mexicans have fallen to a historic low.
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Migrants On Cargo Ships Often Know Crew Will Abandon It

Another ship carrying hundreds of migrants from the Middle East was abandoned at sea by its crew and taken to shore in Italy. Robert Siegel talks to Carlotta Sami, spokesperson for UN's refuge agency.
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When A Rebel Is Homesick, He Might Be Willing To Surrender

To help end the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Michael Sharp sits among the banana trees and talks with the fighters about memories of the past and dreams for their children.

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