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In Arid Iraq, Control Of Water Is Part Of ISIS Arsenal

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-12 03:48

Water is a crucial resource to those living along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to researcher Matthew Machowski about how ISIS is using that natural resource as a weapon.

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Kerry Soliciting Aid Funds For Gaza Reconstruction

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-12 03:22

Secretary of State John Kerry flies to Cairo to take part in an international conference on rebuilding Gaza, after Israel's latest military operation against Hamas militants there.

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Postcard From Freetown: On The Beach, Life — And Dreams — Go On

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-12 03:22

Even in a city stricken with Ebola, people come to the beach. A man on crutches is out for a walk. Little girls collect a fish and a headless Barbie. And an actress dreams of her big break.

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Ebola Shows Small Signs Of Slowing In Liberia

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-12 03:22

U.S. troops have arrived in Liberia to set up emergency hospitals and start training health workers on Ebola care. Correspondent Jason Beaubien updates NPR's Ari Shapiro on the latest from Monrovia.

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VIDEO: New Indian football league kicks off

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 00:15
A new Indian football league is launching on Sunday, in a country where cricket has traditionally been a more popular sport.

VIDEO: Hunt wants public oath for teachers

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 00:12
Teachers should take a public oath committing themselves to the values of their profession, suggests Labour's Tristram Hunt.

VIDEO: Silence to mark Brighton bombing

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 00:10
A minute's silence will be held to mark the 30th anniversary of the IRA bomb attack on a Brighton hotel during the Conservative party conference.

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