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Afghan Presidential Candidates Agree To Full Recount

The 100 percent recount, brokered by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, will take weeks, postponing the planned Aug. 2 inauguration.

Switzerland: From Banking Paradise To Data Safe Zone

Swiss vaults have held treasures ranging from Nazi gold to Wall Street fortunes. Now they're becoming the guardians of the 21st century's most precious asset: digital information.

Iraq Airlifting Volunteer Reinforcements Into Ramadi

Some 4,000 fighters are being flown by helicopter into the embattled city to bolster government forces trying to hold off Sunni insurgents.

Financial Scandals Tarnish Spanish Soccer Glory

FC Barcelona — home to two of soccer's superstars, Messi and Neymar — has been indicted on tax fraud, a sign that the culture of impunity among Europe's top soccer clubs may be coming to an end.

Conflict Continues In Gaza Strip, With No Cease-Fire In Sight

More than 120 people have been killed by Israeli airstrikes since the current Israeli military operation began, and nearly a dozen Israelis have been seriously injured by rocket fire from Gaza.

Kerry Struggles To Resolve Election Crisis In Afghanistan

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Kabul to try to resolve an election dispute threatening to derail the country's democratic process. NPR's Tamara Keith talks to Kabul correspondent Sean Carberry.

The Day That Changed Everything On Mt. Everest

On April 18, 16 Nepalese guides were killed in an avalanche on Mt. Everest. NPR's Tamara Keith talks to Outside Magazine's Grayson Schaffer about the deadliest day in Everest history.

Rio's Statue Is Restored, But Brazil Team's Redemption Still Ahead

Restoration work on Rio's famed "Christ the Redeemer" statue is now complete. But can Brazil get redemption after not making it to the World Cup finals?

Death Toll At 135 In Israeli Airstrikes On Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to continue until "peace and quiet" is restored. Meanwhile, tanks have been moved to the border for a possible ground invasion.

Israel And Gaza Struck By Rockets, Bombs And A Sense Of Deja Vu

For the third time in five years, Israel has bombed Gaza in response to Hamas rocket fire. As Israel considers a ground invasion, Israelis note the grisly repetition, skeptical things will change.