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July 23, 2014 | NPR · A number of major airlines have suspended service to and from Tel Aviv as the fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza intensifies. That's leaving passengers to find other arrangements.
 
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July 22, 2014 | NPR · Two weeks into the conflict in the Gaza Strip, more than 600 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 29 Israelis have been killed. Two recent Israeli strikes, on a school and a hospital, reflect the scope of Israel's offensive.
 
July 22, 2014 | NPR · U.S. airlines have canceled flights to Israel after reports of Hamas rockets landing near Ben Gurion International Airport outside Tel Aviv.
 
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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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Nuclear proliferation

Jun 16, 2014 — Iran and six world powers have set a July 20 deadline for reaching a deal on Iran's nuclear program. With the clock ticking, here's a look at the main obstacles.
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Apr 29, 2014 — The exercises, while not uncommon, are considered provocative in the immediate wake of President Obama's visit to South Korea.
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Apr 24, 2014 — The Marshall Islands, the site of 66 U.S. nuclear weapons tests between 1946 and 1958, says the Non-Proliferation Treaty requires nuclear states to disarm.
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Mar 24, 2014 — Tokyo had long maintained the cache of highly enriched uranium and weapons-grade plutonium for research purposes. The deal is a major nonproliferation victory for the White House.
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Jan 20, 2014 — Inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency report that Tehran has halted the highest level of uranium enrichment, a key part of the sanctions deal reached earlier this month.
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Oct 8, 2013 — South Korean officials say they have confirmed the North has restarted a nuclear reactor that had been shut down in 2007. In April, North Korea said it would restart the reactor to supply its nuclear weapons program.
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Feb 15, 2013 — The fallout from Cold War bomb tests is shedding light on why the Achilles tendon heals so poorly after injuries. By looking at carbon-14, scientists have found that tendon tissue in people who were alive during the tests hasn't changed much since they were youngsters.
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Jan 23, 2013 — The threat follows the U.N. Security Council's condemnation Tuesday of North Korea's rocket launch in December. A U.S. official in Seoul said any such step by Pyongyang would be a "mistake."
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Oct 15, 2007 — What did Israel bomb, and why?
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