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Fished From The Water, Soggy Docs Reveal Ukrainian Corruption

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Former Ukrainian President Surfaces With Speech In Russia

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Drawn By Twitter And Trained In Syria, Terrorists Could Turn West

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Joint Surveillance Program Stores Millions Of Yahoo Webcam Images

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Masses of refugees wait in line to receive food aid distributed in the Yarmouk camp on Jan. 31 in Damascus, Syria. United Nation Relief and Works Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Syria On Track To Become World's Largest Source Of Refugees

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Couples kiss during the Athens gay pride parade last June. Last month, activists organized a "kiss-in" during a church service run by a Greek Orthodox bishop who has threatened to excommunicate politicians supporting same-sex unions. Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Invisible' Same-Sex Couples Push For Civil Unions In Greece

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Venezuela Protests Prove President Maduro Lacks Chavez Charisma

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On Friday, armed men took control of the international airport in the city of Simferopol, on the Crimean peninsula. Gunmen took control of another airport in Crimea, as well. David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Peter Kenyon reports from Kiev

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Soviet Legacy May Fuel Ukraine's Resistance To Russian Domination

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Upheaval In Ukraine Shifts To Crimea Peninsula

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An anti-Yanukovych protester walks past a barricade in Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, in Kiev, Ukraine, on Wednesday. Emilio Morenatti/AP hide caption

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Secretary Of State Kerry Says Ukraine Is Not A 'Cold War Story'

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A villager holds diamonds dug out from a mine outside the village of Sam Ouandja in northeast Central African Republic in 2007. David Lewis/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Jewels Lie Beneath The Violence In The Central African Republic

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