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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:49:00 -0400The attack on the trucks delivering humanitarian aid in Aleppo was potentially a war crime. But it's not likely anyone will go to jail for it. Is this the new normal?
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:43:00 -0400Thousands of people have been arrested or dismissed under the current state of emergency after a failed coup attempt July 15. The date has been declared a national holiday for "democracy and freedom."
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 06:07:00 -0400A bridesmaid dashed to a neighboring home looking for sewing supplies, but got one better — a master tailor. A Syrian refugee had only been in Canada for four days. He was thrilled to save the day.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:09:00 -0400The southern African nation of Zimbabwe is facing its most intense unrest in years. We examine what's fueling the anger, and the rising opposition against President Robert Mugabe.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:09:00 -0400The vote to override Obama's veto of a Sept. 11 lawsuit bill pits lawmakers from both parties against Saudi Arabia. On the other hand, the Senate has cleared the way for arms sales to the kingdom.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:48:00 -0400Today instant ramen is consumed in at least 80 countries — with culturally specific adaptations. The U.S., for instance, gets shorter noodles, because Americans don't slurp them up like the Japanese.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:34:00 -0400A quota system for public universities and government jobs was meant to increase the number of Afro-Brazilians. But it has been abused and now a committee will decide an applicant's race.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:09:00 -0400Like many founding fathers of Israel, he was born in Eastern Europe. After the Soviet Union collapsed, he returned in 1992 searching for his old family home.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:34:00 -0400The copper coins were found in 2013; X-ray analysis shows that they bear an image of Constantine the Great.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:28:00 -0400Secretary of Defense Ash Carter says the increase, which brings the American total to about 5,000, anticipates a major operation to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:00:21 -0400NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jim Lewis, senior vice president and program director at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, about holding countries accountable for weapons transfers.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:00:00 -0400Riccardo Fregoso, executive creative director of McCann Paris, discusses the firm's Clio Award-winning ad called "The Girls of Paradise," which draws potential johns in for a rude surprise.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:00:00 -0400After former Israeli President Shimon Peres' death, the country has been somber in remembrance. Leaders and mourners marked the passing of one of Israel's last remaining founders.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:00:00 -0400The Syrian regime and Russian forces have been bombarding the city of Aleppo, often hitting civilian targets in the process. An attack on a bread line is among the latest.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:00:00 -0400Since July, authorities have cut work hours, electricity and gas supplies. Those measures have prompted fears of a return to austere economic times. Meanwhile, Venezuela has cut subsidies to Cuba.