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    France's Bitter Family Feud

    The scandals of L’Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt have shaken the French state and its president to the core.
  • jordan-khasawneh-OVNB03

    For King or for Country?

    As opposition groups in Jordan ask for more reforms, the country’s prime minister–designate will need to walk a careful line.
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    Online Cravings

    South Korea is the most-wired country in the world—and online games are the new drug of choice for its youth.
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    Iran’s Shadowy Assassins

    The Revolutionary Guard unit behind Iran’s alleged plot to snuff the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the U.S.
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    Pirates In Paradise

    Somalia’s deadly chaos is spreading across the border into Kenya. Margot Kiser reports.
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    What's a Prisoner Worth?

    Last week, Israel agreed to trade 1,000 Palestinian prisoners to recover one captured soldier. Here’s how that rates among other famous exchanges.
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    Their Man in Washington

    Pakistan’s Ambassador Husain Haqqani is the diplomat who must get America and Pakistan to see eye-to-eye.
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    To Be, or Not To Be, Leftist

    As the continent’s governments drift to the center-right, Denmark is a liberal holdout—on paper, at least.
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    Life After Zero Hour

    In the wake of Japan’s nuclear meltdown, Newsweek traveled to the country’s most radioactive village.
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    Che Casino!

    Amid institutional failure and economic stagnation, a once-proud Italy finds itself almost prostrate.
  • somalia-kenya-famine-photos-slah

    The Waste Land

    Thousands have died, and many thousands more may perish, as famine and drought devastate Africa’s horn.
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    Shades of Stalin

    The trial of former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko evokes the dark days of the Soviet Union, writes Khrushchev’s great-granddaughter.
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    Oz the Wizard

    A consummate Sabra’s latest work explores small-town life—with a distinctly Israeli backdrop.
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    Surviving Clarence

    Twenty years after the Clarence Thomas hearings, Anita Hill isn't giving an inch.
  • jon-stewart-uso-FE06-tease

    Jon Stewart, Live at the USO

    How America's most scathing liberal war critic ended up at the bedside of wounded warriors—and as outraged as ever.
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    Hard-Left Heartthrob

    Chile’s youthful revolutionary leader is rattling a nation—and a continent—as she champions education reform.
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    Interview: Steve Inskeep

    The NPR 'Morning Edition' host talks about Pakistan and why some people might find him annoying.