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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Hundreds of civilians have been massacred in the South Sudan town of Bentiu. For more, Steve Inskeep talks to Andrew Green, the South Sudan bureau chief for the Voice of America.
 
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April 21, 2014 | NPR · Last year a scientist said he'd found a new form of botulinum toxin, and was keeping details secret to keep the recipe from terrorists. But other science and public health labs were shut out, too.
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · For decades, a mysterious quacking "bio-duck" has been heard roaming the waters of the Southern Ocean. Now scientists say the source is a whale.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.
 

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Sudan

Dec 10, 2012 — The demonstrators have been holding the protests in response to the deaths of four students, and some are also calling for the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir.
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Apr 29, 2012 — Sudan has declared a state of emergency as tensions mount along the disputed border it shares with its new neighbor, South Sudan. Are the two nations headed for war?
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Jul 14, 2011 — Newly independent South Sudan was welcomed to the United Nations Thursday, days after the largely Christian East African nation formally seceded from Arab-dominated Sudan. But many questions linger over the young nation.
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Jul 6, 2011 — They were likely fleeing the war in their country and the severe drought in the region, and were trying to get to Saudi Arabia. Human trafficking is common in the largely lawless region.
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May 27, 2011 — "They are sleeping under the trees. They need food and water ... some people are dying," a local official tells Reuters. Soldiers from the north Sudanese army have seized the disputed Abyei region, which many in the south claim as their own.
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Feb 7, 2011 — More than 98 percent of the ballots were cast "for" creating a new nation.
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Jan 20, 2011 — On today's Talk of the Nation,
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Jan 7, 2011 — It faces huge challenges and there's the potential for violence, but diplomats are optimistic that things will go smoothly.
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Jun 21, 2010 — The 7-foot-7 former NBA player, who died Saturday at age 47, fell out of view in the U.S. after his playing days were over, but not in his native Sudan.
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Nov 21, 2007 — Darfur returns to the big screen, with the documentary treatment, in Darfur Now.
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