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July 22, 2014 | NPR · Foreign ministers meeting Tuesday in Brussels are threatening deep sanctions against Russia over the Malaysia Airlines crash. But some nations might hesitate because of their economic ties to Russia.
 
July 22, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks to Anton La Guardia, who covers the European Union for The Economist, about the possibility of deep EU sanctions against Russia at Tuesday's foreign ministers meeting.
 
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July 22, 2014 | NPR · Florida Sen. Marco Rubio tells NPR the nation can't "absorb" all migrants fleeing violence and must secure its own border first. He dismissed potential 2016 rival Hillary Clinton as old news.
 

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July 21, 2014 | NPR · As the Israeli military expands its assault in the Gaza Strip, casualty numbers continue to grow. At last count, more than 550 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 25 Israeli soldiers have died. On Monday, an Israeli strike hit a hospital in central Gaza, killing people in the intensive care unit.
 
July 21, 2014 | NPR · Violence continues to escalate in the Gaza Strip. According to many foreign observers, Egypt must play a key role in any peace agreement between Israel and Hamas. To find out why, Robert Siegel speaks with Michele Dunne, a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
 
July 21, 2014 | NPR · It's been four years since Dodd-Frank Act was signed into law. On the anniversary of this sweeping overhaul of financial regulations, Republicans have released a report that argues the law falls short on one of its main tasks.
 

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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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Jul 22, 2014 — The former member of Everything But The Girl performs three songs and discusses his career.
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Jul 21, 2014 — The Glaswegian band's self-titled debut mixes country and folk with songs that veer into lo-fi punk.
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Jul 21, 2014 — In 2009, the roots-rock band performed three songs and discussed its work with producer Rick Rubin.
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Jul 18, 2014 — Hear four songs by the popular band, recorded live from Icelandic National Day celebrations.
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Jul 18, 2014 — Watch an exclusive acoustic performance of the Icelandic band's most recent song, "Silhouettes."
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Jul 17, 2014 — We stop by 12 Tnar Records, where a longtime employee shares his five favorite Icelandic acts.
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Jul 17, 2014 — Sindri Mr Sigfsson is best known for leading the folk-pop band Seabear. As a solo artist, he goes by the name Sin Fang. For this session, he appears at Iceland's Rs 2 radio to perform four songs.
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Jul 16, 2014 — Today's Sense of Place: Iceland session features Arnalds, who creates sweeping neoclassical music.
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Jul 16, 2014 — The show digs deep into its archives for a discussion with the multi-talented singer from 2000.
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Jul 15, 2014 — An interview with the head of the Iceland Music Exchange, which expands Iceland's musical footprint.
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