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Despite Aegean Rescuers' Best Efforts, Not All Migrants Are Saved

A ship with a multinational crew patrols the waters between Turkey and Greece to protect migrants' lives. They don't always succeed. "We can hear them screaming before we see them," says a volunteer.

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A Moment Of Civility

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Hopopono GoGo Penguin
Sensual Sunrise (Nujabes Tribute) Abstrakt Idea
Honey Bunch The Gentlemen Losers

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Sedition Charge Divides India As Protests Continue

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Ruins Portico Quartet
Something Beautiful - Club Mix

Pakistani stand-up comedy pioneer Saad Haroon tests cultural sensitivities between his native country and India in his material. "When it comes to satire, I think as a culture, we kind of struggle with it," he says. Facebook hide caption

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Stand-Up Bridges Decades-Long Boundaries — By Crossing The Line

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More Than Just 'Indie Rock With Strings': Ra Ra Riot On Evolving Together

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Despite Aegean Rescuers' Best Efforts, Not All Migrants Are Saved

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The Week In Sports

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Translator Behind Elena Ferrante Novels Says Her Job Is To Be An 'Enabler'

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String Quartet No. 3 ("Mishima") [Mishima/Closing]