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In Panama, Restoring Streets And Reforming Gangs At The Same Time

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:30

Like its Central American neighbors, Panama is dealing with a rise in gangs, but a hotel developer has taken on several of the gangs in his neighborhood, offering them rehabilitation, jobs and hope.

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Global Bankers Meet To Resolve A Two-Speed World Economy

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:30

The IMF and World Bank meet this weekend. Likely on the agenda: the Iran deal, ISIS and Russia. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with Foreign Policy's David Rothkopf about the state of the global economy.

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Latest Mediterranean Incident Highlights Italy's Migrant Crisis

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:30

Italian police detained 15 Muslim migrants this week accused of throwing 12 Christians off a smuggling vessel in the Mediterranean because of their faith.

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20 Years Later, Oklahoma City Bombing Victims Fight Stigmas

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:30

Twenty years after the Oklahoma City bombing, nearly one in four survivors has markers for PTSD. Counselors are still opening up new cases for first responders as a result of the bombing.

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Frustrations Fuel Violence Against Immigrants In South Africa

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:30

Mobs with machetes attacked immigrants in Durban, South Africa, Thursday, hoping to drive out foreigners looking for work. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with the BBC's Milton Nkosi about the attacks.

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As Greeks And Germans Negotiate Debt, Reparations Issues Resurface

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:30

Greece says Germany owes it billions of dollars for its World War II occupation by the Nazis. The German government says it has already paid, but some Germans feel more should be done.

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Boy 'did not intend to kill himself'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:28
A schoolboy found hanged in his bedroom by father did not intend to kill himself, a coroner rules.

VIDEO: Sperm whale filmed 'doing laps'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:16
A sperm whale surprises scientists carrying our research in the Gulf of Mexico as it circulates their equipment.

Saudis meet Yemen aid call

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:15
Saudi Arabia, which is leading an air campaign against rebels in Yemen, has pledged the $274m (£183m; €255m) in aid to the country called for by the UN.

Teen arrested over attempted murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 02:59
A teenager has been arrested by police in connection with the attempted murder of two brothers in Edinburgh.

Funeral for car boot murder victim

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 02:39
The funeral of Kyle Neil whose body was found in the boot of a car in south Belfast takes place.

VIDEO: Zayn Malik collects Asian Award

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 02:13
Zayn Malik makes his first solo appearance since quitting One Direction at the annual Asian Awards.

Crews remain at five-star hotel fire

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 02:04
Fire crews remain at the scene of a blaze at a five-star hotel in the centre of Oxford.

VIDEO: Ceremony to remember Everest dead

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 01:57
A remembrance ceremony is held at Everest's base camp, a year after 16 Sherpas were killed in an avalanche.

Remains identified as missing woman

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 01:46
Human remains discovered off the coast of Arbroath on Monday have been identified as missing Aberdeen woman Kelli Ferris.

Lego replica for Chester Cathedral

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 01:30
Chester Cathedral embarks on a four-year project to build a scale model of the landmark in Lego.

From Losers To Possible Kingmakers, A Scottish Party Come Back Strong

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 01:16

No party is expected to win a majority in the upcoming U.K. elections. That means the Scottish National Party, after losing a vote on independence last year, could determine the country's next leader.

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Teenager stabbed to death in street

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 01:15
A murder investigation is under way in Birmingham after a teenager was stabbed to death in the street.

VIDEO: 'I was rescued from migrant boat'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 00:58
A 21-year-old student from Eritrea talks about his hopes for the future after being rescued from migrant boat bound for Italy.

Hunt continues for murder suspect

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 00:57
The search continues for a suspected killer following an unsuccessful raid on a house by armed police in Wolverhampton.

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