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Guinea's Health Minister Says Ebola Situation 'Improving'

Guinea's health minister says schools will re-open on Monday after being closed because of the Ebola outbreak. Correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton talks to NPR's Arun Rath from the capital, Conakry.
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Delegation Of Congressional Democrats Visits Cuba

The group of four senators and two congressional representatives will meet with members of the Cuban government in hopes of enhancing cooperation between the long-time adversaries.
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Prominent Irish Government Minister Comes Out As Gay

Leo Varadkar, speaking to Irish radio, also says he supports an upcoming referendum to approve same-sex marriage in the traditionally conservative Catholic country.
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Ukraine Launches Major Offensive To Retake Donetsk Airport

After a night of intense shelling by government forces, much of the airport has reportedly been retaken from Russian-backed separatists.
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ISIS Frees 200 Elderly Yazidis; Reportedly 'Too Expensive To Feed'

The mostly infirm refugees from the religious minority were released by the self-declared Islamic State. Speculation is that they had become a burden to the militants.
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Record Turnout For Pope's Sunday Mass In Manila

Francis concludes his four-day visit to the region's only predominately Catholic country advocating for the poor and warning against the government's "insidious" family planning program.
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Pakistan Pressures Afghan Refugees To Go Home

Authorities are responding with draconian measures following the massacre of more than 130 students in Pakistan. Officials are focusing on Afghan refugees, even though the killers were Pakistani.
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Reports Of Racism Fall Through France's Information Gap

There were 1,274 incidents of racism in France in 2013, the nation's government reports, but it's not clear who was affected and how. NPR's Rachel Martin learns more from data analyst Mona Chalabi.
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Guards Watch Muslim, Jewish Sites As Dark Mood Descends On Paris

Police continue making arrests in Europe, saying they've halted terrorist plots. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston discusses the latest on the investigation into the attacks in Paris with NPR's Rachel Martin.
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Global Community Funds Jordan's First Skateboard Park

Getting skateboarding off the ground in Amman, Jordan, was a bit of a challenge. Donations helped build the first skate park in the country. Newly opened, it's attracting a lot of curious onlookers.

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