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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Protesters surrounded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's home, and for a brief period forced government TV off the air. Steve Inskeep talks to Jon Boone, a correspondent for The Guardian in Islamabad.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.
 
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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Jul 9, 2014 — The men quoted in the story by reporters Glenn Greenwald and Murtuza Hussain say they were targeted because they were Muslims. But it is unclear why they were targeted.
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Jul 1, 2014 — The European Court of Human Rights ruled that France's ban on face-covering veils was legitimate, and did not violate a Muslim woman's freedoms.
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Apr 15, 2014 — The New York Police Department's Demographics Unit reportedly carried out systematic surveillance of Muslim neighborhoods to root out terrorist threats, but it never produced a single usable lead.
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Jan 23, 2014 — The new regulations would grant exceptions on a case-by-case basis for the wearing of turbans or yarmulkes, as well as beards or tattoos with religious significance.
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Jul 22, 2013 — Police enforcement of a ban on women wearing full-face veils in public places sparked unrest in a Paris suburb over the weekend. The law was approved two years ago, but remains a sensitive issue.
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Apr 22, 2013 — In a statement issued in Luxembourg by the bloc's Foreign Affairs Council, the EU said the arms embargo on the country will remain in place. Human Rights Watch criticized the decision to lift sanctions.
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Mar 26, 2013 — The latest violence began following an argument between a Muslim goldsmith and his Buddhist customers in a central city. Ethnic violence in the former Burma comes as the government introduces democratic reforms after decades of military rule.
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Sep 17, 2012 — Inspired by the all-caps headline "MUSLIM RAGE" on this week's cover of Newsweek, irreverent tweeters who happen to be Muslim are giving a glimpse of what really ticks them off — or at least, what makes them laugh.
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Dec 12, 2011 — "We managed to step into a hotly contested debate," Lowe's says, and the company wants to "defer to communities, individuals and groups to discuss and consider such issues." Criticized for running the ads, it's now being criticized for pulling them.
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Mar 8, 2011 — Rep. Peter King's planned Muslim radicals hearing is either depicted as a witchhunt or a much needed examination. And it has gotten an impressive amount of pre-hearing publicity.
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