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August 1, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks with the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden, for the latest news about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · CIA director John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it.
 
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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · A surge of new cases in West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak has health officials worried that the epidemic is getting worse. Sierra Leone, for one, has declared a state of emergency, sending in troops to quarantine some of the hardest hit communities.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Jan 15, 2014 — "We are all very pleased to see an orderly budget process is back," the head of the International Monetary Fund says, as Congress works on spending legislation.
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Jun 5, 2013 — In a report, the International Monetary Fund said Greece's recession and unemployment problems were more severe than anticipated. But the report added that the overall bailout was a success because it prevented the country's economic troubles from spilling over to the rest of Europe.
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Mar 17, 2013 — President Nicos Anastassiades went on television to say he was working to amend parts of the bailout deal struck with negotiators from eurozone countries and the IMF. The deal would levy taxes on all bank deposits, the first time the eurozone has dipped into people's savings to pay for a bailout.
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Apr 21, 2012 — The IMF went into this weekend's meetings with a goal of raising enough funds to deal with the European debt crisis. China, Brazil and other countries helped surpass that goal, but there's something they want in return.
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Nov 9, 2011 — Christine Lagarde said the world economy has entered a "dangerous" phase and called for bold action.
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May 25, 2011 — Midwest tornadoes kill 9 people in three states; French Finance Minister decides to run for head of International Monetary Fund; President Obama to speak to British parliament
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May 18, 2011 — A London bookie is taking bets on who will replace Dominique Strauss-Kahn. The top two favorites are officials from Turkey and India — which is striking, given the fact that the IMF has always been run by Western Europeans.
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May 18, 2011 — "There is nothing consensual about what took place," the woman's attorney says about reports that Dominique Strauss-Kahn's attorneys will argue that the maid was not assaulted.
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Dec 15, 2008 — Unintentional Hilarity finds hilarity where you least expect it... the global recession!
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