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Greece Warns That It Will Probably Miss Next Month's Debt Payment

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 05:13

Interior Minister Nikos Voutsis says a $1.76 billion payment due next month "will not be given and is not there to be given."

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VIDEO: Female activists cross Koreas' DMZ

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 05:11
A group of female activists have made a rare crossing through one of the world's most militarised borders to promote reconciliation between North and South Korea.

Caldwell murder to be reinvestigated

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 04:53
Police Scotland are told by the Crown Office to reinvestigate the unsolved murder of a woman killed in South Lanarkshire 10 years ago.

Woman speaks about NW 200 crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 04:50
Violet McAfee, who was hit by a motorbike while watching the North West 200, says she is confident of making a good recovery.

Tax credits change 'key to EU talks'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 04:43
Limiting the rights of EU migrants to claim tax credits is a key part of renegotiating the UK's relationship with the EU, Sajid Javid says.

Accusations Pile Up Against Panama's Former President

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 04:37

One of Central America's richest and most eccentric former politicians, Ricardo Martinelli, may soon face charges for stealing millions of dollars from the government during his five years in power.

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Surgeon cut off leg with 'rusty saw'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 04:33
A hospital surgeon allegedly used a "rusty hacksaw" to amputate a patient's leg after discovering a metal plate in the limb.

Man United pull out of Milk Cup

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 04:33
Manchester United withdraw from this year's Milk Cup the club's defender Paddy McNair pulls out of Tuesday's competition draw.

Gates open on day two of Big Weekend

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 04:27
The second day of Radio 1's Big Weekend in Norwich starts with showers but hasn't put off any of the 25,000 fans at Earlham Park.

Nepali Villagers Flee After Landslide Cuts Off Major River

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 04:19

Rising waters behind the earth dam created by the landslide could burst through, inundating villages for miles downstream, officials say.

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VIDEO: Rehabilitating al-Shabab fighters

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 03:57
In a small, heavily guarded compound on the outskirts of Baidoa in Somalia, a new programme is trying to help former al-Shabab fighters reintegrate into society.

Drogba exits Chelsea for second time

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 03:51
Didier Drogba leaves Chelsea for the second time and says he has one more season before retirement.

Two men drown on Malta holiday

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 03:50
Two British men, including one from Birmingham, have drowned on a holiday in Malta.

'No return' to easier dismissal plan

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 03:30
Business Secretary Sajid Javid says he hopes to save firms more than £10bn by cutting red tape - but rejects a fresh move to make it easier to sack employees.

Colorado's Free IUD Program Set To End In July

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 03:27

A program that made IUDs accessible to Colorado teenagers is running out of funding. State Rep. Don Coram, a Republican, fought to save it. He credits the initiative with the drop in teen pregnancies.

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Macedonia Goes On A Baroque Building Binge

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 03:27

Macedonia is one of the poorest countries in Europe, but it's been on a building spree that includes elaborate buildings and hundreds of statues, including en enormous one of Alexander the Great.

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Activists Cross The DMZ In Controversial Peace Demonstration

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 03:27

Famed American feminist Gloria Steinem has taken her activism to the border between North and South Korea. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Elise Hu about the demonstration aimed at reunifying two nations.

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With Syria's Army Losing Ground, A Boost From Hezbollah

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 03:27

President Bashar Assad has suffered a series of recent military setbacks. But Hezbollah keeps fighting in alliance with Syria's army, and it scored a recent victory along the border with Lebanon.

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To Build Up Its History, Macedonia Going Baroque

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 03:27

Macedonia is one of the poorest countries in Europe, but it's been on a building spree that includes elaborate buildings and hundreds of statues, including an enormous one of Alexander the Great.

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Ohio To Set Standards For Police Use Of Deadly Force

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 03:27

Ohio Gov. John Kasich recently put together a group in Cleveland to look at the divide between the city and the police. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to a member of that task force, Nina Turner.

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