Gregory Warner Gregory Warner is the host of NPR's Rough Translation, NPR's international podcast.

Understanding South Sudan's Cow Currency Is Key To Understanding The Country's War

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Aktham Abulhusn rides the subway on his way to Berlin Alexanderplatz. He came from Syria to Germany in early 2015 on a student visa and now lives there on a refugee visa. Now that his German language skills are improving, he is trying to find a girlfriend. Jacobia Dahm for NPR hide caption

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Rough Translation: Half Of German Improv Class Is Filled With Refugees

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Attempts To Address Rape In Congo Produced Unintended Consequences

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'Rough Translation': What Americans Can Learn From Fake News In Ukraine

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The Rough Translation podcast explores how ideas we wrestle with in the U.S. are being discussed in the rest of the world. Cornelia Li for NPR hide caption

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Bridging The Familiar And Unfamiliar Around The World, In 'Rough Translation'

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Michael Sharp visited Elizabeth Namavu and children in Mubimbi Camp, home to displaced persons in the Democratic Republic of Congo, during his time in the country. When he was killed, he was part of a U.N. mission. Jana Asenbrennerova/Courtesy of MCC hide caption

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A protester in a rainbow-colored wig and glasses joins a 2014 rally in Kenya to protest Uganda's increasingly tough stance on homosexuality. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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When The U.S. Backs Gay And Lesbian Rights In Africa, Is There A Backlash?

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Hamdi Ali Musa saw her first book when she was 10. Now 25, she's one of Hargeisa's only librarians. "A revolution has been happening in publishing books, reading, writing and literature," she says. Gregory Warner/NPR hide caption

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A Land In Limbo Hopes That Books Will Keep It Going

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Protesters chant slogans at a demonstration in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, on Aug. 6. Demonstrations took place last weekend across the country, and Amnesty International says dozens of peaceful protesters were shot dead. Tiksa Negeri/Reuters hide caption

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Ethiopia Grapples With The Aftermath Of A Deadly Weekend

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Nearly 100 Dead After Anti-Government Protests In Ethiopia

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