Widening Sanctions On Russia Rattle Some In Western Oil Industry

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Ukraine's Acting President: We've Lost Control Of East

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Varying Auto Safety Standards Interfere With Trade Negotiations

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Why Is A French Economist's 700-Page Book So Popular?

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Couples stand on the Pont des Arts, Paris' iconic footbridge over the Seine river, where thousands upon thousands of padlocks bearing love messages are attached to the railing, on Aug. 30, 2013. Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In The City Of Love, There's No Love Lost For Tourists' Love Locks

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Heated Words, And Mild Relief, In Russia's Response To New Sanctions

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How Much Will New U.S. Sanctions Affect Russia?

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At Harmanli Camp in Bulgaria, hundred of asylum seekers — mostly from Syria and Afghanistan — live in reconfigured shipping containers and decommissioned military schools. The poor country is ill-equipped to deal with the influx of refugees from Syria. Jodi Hilton for NPR hide caption

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With Dogs And Batons, Bulgaria Tells Syrian Refugees To Turn Back

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Washington Levels New Sanctions At Russia, Pulls Some Punches

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Marchers And Mayhem In Eastern Ukraine City Roiled By Protests

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On The Sanctions List: Russia's 'Darth Vader,' Among Others

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Researchers search for the remains of writer Miguel de Cervantes at Convento de las Trinitarias Descalzas, or Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians, on Monday in Madrid. Cervantes died in 1616, and his dying wish was to be buried here — the nuns of the convent helped negotiate his freedom after pirates captured and imprisoned him for five years. Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images hide caption

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A Search For Cervantes That Don Quixote Could Embrace

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President Obama speaks during a joint news conference with Philippine President Benigno Aquino III at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday. Obama said the U.S. and EU were planning new economic sanctions against Russia. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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