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ISIS Beheadings In Libya Devastate An Egyptian Village

The small hamlet of el-Aour is reeling from the massacre of 13 of its men in Libya, where they worked. A lack of jobs in Egypt means laborers still head to neighboring Libya, despite the danger.
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The Grandpa Who Saved His Granddaughter From Ebola

Ebola is especially deadly for children and babies. About 80 percent of those infected have died. But one man knew instinctively that love and affection could make a difference.
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Fighting Continues In Ukraine, Despite Ceasefire

Audie Cornish talks to Karoun Demirjian, who is covering the ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine for the Washington Post.
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Iraqi Sheikh's Murder Sparks Outrage From Sunnis

Kelly McEvers talks to Loveday Morris, who has been covering the murder of Iraqi Sheikh al-Janabi for the Washington Post. His death has increased tensions with the Shiites in Iraq.
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Boko Haram Attacks Spread Beyond Nigeria's Borders

For a long time, the Islamist extremists known as Boko Haram mostly struck in Nigeria. But now the group is launching attacks in neighboring countries, too.
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Haiti Government Cancels Carnival After 16 People Die In Accident

More than a dozen people died during Haiti's celebration of Carnival when a float in the capital, Port au Prince, came in contact with a power line.
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Greek Finance Minister Becomes A Hero Back Home During Bailout Talks

Once again, Greece and Europe are at an impasse. The new Greek government wants to replace the existing bailout program, but its Eurozone partners have rejected that idea. The negotiations have been difficult and at times contentious. But the flashy Greek minister at the center of the storm has become a hero back home.
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EU-Greek Drama Deepens As A Deadline Approaches

Greece has threatened to quit the euro if an agreement over its debt isn't reached. There were hints that a deal with the new Greek government could be worked out. But turmoil looms if the talks fail.
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At His Villa, Pakistan's Musharraf Awaits Trial And Holds Court

Pakistan's former military ruler, Pervez Musharraf, faces charges of treason and murder. But in an interview with NPR, he says he has no regrets about returning to his homeland to face trial.
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Fat Tuesday Nordic-Style Means Big, Sweet Buns

Few of the rollicking traditions of Catholic Mardi Gras remain in heavily Lutheran Scandinavia. But the Nordic countries and their culinary outposts in the U.S. still celebrate with the yeasty treats.

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