Chef Lao Wei Xiong cooks up a carry-out order for foreign reporters in the kitchen at al Maida restaurant in Tripoli. NPR hide caption

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Cassimo Bique, an OB-GYN, sits with traditional birth attendants in Mozambique. Bique is an advocate for the drug misoprostol, which can prevent postpartum hemorrhaging in women. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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Many of the women in the community called "The 25th of June" began childbearing as teenagers in Mozambique. They all say that soon after their first periods, they took part in an initiation ritual called okanone that taught them about sex. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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Libyan rebels in the rebel-held capital of Benghazi open fire as they celebrate after receiving the news of an arrest warrant issued against Moammar Gadhafi. The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants for Gadhafi, his son and his intelligence chief for crimes against humanity in the early days of their struggle to cling to power. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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Shahira Amin, shown here in 2004, is a veteran of Egypt's State TV. She says changes at the network since Egypt's February revolution have been largely cosmetic. via Facebook hide caption

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Egyptians who fled fighting in Libya carry their belongings at the Egyptian-Libyan border in Salloum, Egypt. The International Organization for Migration estimates that more than 105,000 Egyptians have returned from Libya. Hussein Malla/AP hide caption

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