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Martin Vizcarra Sworn In As Peru's New President

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 21:10:57 -0400

Former President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski stepped aside amid allegations of corruption and vote-buying. Meanwhile, his successor and ally, pledges to take up "head on" fight against government graft.

U.K. Investigators Raid Cambridge Analytica Offices In London

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 19:09:53 -0400

British investigators are reported to be looking at whether personal data was obtained in an unauthorized manner.

How Fast Can An Outbreak Be Detected?

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:34:45 -0400

In Uganda, the answer used to be ... not fast enough. And every hour is critical. A pilot program set up by CDC has turned things around — and holds lessons for the rest of the world.

Gunman Killed By Police After Killing 3, Injuring 16 In Southern France

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:21:00 -0400

French authorities say a man who took hostages in a supermarket in southern France, killed three people and wounded 16 others is now dead.

As Fighting Season Begins In Afghanistan, Trump Administration Aims For Peace Talks

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:21:00 -0400

The Trump administration aims to turn up the heat on the Taliban and force those fighters into peace talks proposed by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Positive assessments by U.S. commanders there during a visit by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis are a stark contrast to darker appraisals from the U.S. intelligence community and a top Afghanistan scholar.

What Stake China Has In American Intellectual Property

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:21:00 -0400

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Scott Kennedy, a specialist on China's economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies about China's stake in American intellectual property.

China Threatening To Retaliate Against U.S. With Pork Tariffs

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:21:00 -0400

China is threatening to place a tariff on U.S. pork in retaliation to the White House's move to tax steel, aluminum and various technology.

Egyptian Government Implements Free Speech Restrictions Ahead Of Elections

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:21:00 -0400

With elections next week almost certain to give Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi another term, the government has imposed tight restrictions on free speech. Reporters aren't supposed to ask people how they vote.

How One Woman's Story Helped Set #MeToo In Motion In Russia

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:32:13 -0400

Sexual harassment has long been swept under the carpet in Russia. But by going on the record with her allegations against a powerful politician, a young journalist has raised awareness of the problem.

Gunman Kills 3, Wounds 16 In Southern France Before Being Killed By Police

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:04:00 -0400

The man reportedly entered a grocery in Trebes yelling, "Allahu Akbar, I'll kill you all." Officials say the suspect was a petty criminal from a nearby city who had been under police surveillance.

Your Thoughts: When Do Charitable Partnerships Cross An Ethical Line?

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:10:47 -0400

Critics slammed a global health group for partnering with Heineken to "fight infectious diseases in Africa." Others voiced support. Our audience weighs in on the debate.

15 Years Since The U.S. Invaded Iraq

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:01:00 -0400

We look back at the legacy of the U.S. invasion of Iraq 15 years ago with Andrew Exum, who led a platoon of Army Rangers during the war.

Ambassador Defends U.S. Backing Of Saudi War In Yemen

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:01:00 -0400

The United States is defending its military support for Saudi Arabia in Yemen's civil war. NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with U.S. Ambassador to Yemen Matthew Tueller.

American Executives In China Respond To Tariffs

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:01:00 -0400

NPR's Noel King talks to William Zarit about how U.S. businesses in China are reacting to the new U.S. tariffs against Chinese goods. Zarit is chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China.

How American Citizens Are Trapped In Djibouti

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:01:00 -0400

How President Trump's travel ban has left a number of American citizens and Yemeni-American families trapped in the tiny country of Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa.