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July 31, 2014 | NPR · Tens of thousands of displaced Gazans face skyrocketing prices for limited water supplies, and severely disrupted electricity service. As well, long lines are developing for staples like bread.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Christian Science Monitor reporter Christa Case Bryant tells Renee Montagne why the Israeli army is finding Hamas a more formidable foe now than during the 2009 war.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Oklahoma is experiencing more earthquakes, and some scientists say they're caused by wastewater disposal wells. Linda Wertheimer learns more from energy reporter Joe Wertz of StateImpact Oklahoma.
 

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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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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard

Sep 7, 2013 — The Liberal-National coalition secured enough support to name Tony Abbott Australia's new prime minister, in an election that ends six years of Labor rule.
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Jun 26, 2013 — Australia is changing prime ministers, and both the outgoing and incoming leader are from the same party. In the country's rough-and-tumble politics, Julia Gillard has lost her job to Kevin Rudd in the same manner that she captured the post three years ago.
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Jun 26, 2013 — Gillard was Australia's first female prime minister. She said her gender doesn't explain everything, but it "doesn't explain nothing."
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Dec 6, 2012 — Prime Minister Julia Gillard helped a radio show plug its "end of the world" special by solemnly saying that the Mayans were right. Oh, those wacky Aussies. See the video.
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Oct 9, 2012 — When she rose to address the opposition leader this week, Australia's leader tore into him.
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Mar 29, 2011 — India and Pakistan discuss terror plot; Ivory Coast fighting; Australian prime minister email breached; Harry and David are bankrupt
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