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VIDEO: Hundreds join Navalny protest

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 07:48
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been arrested at a protest in Moscow. Steve Rosenberg describes the mood among his supporters.

Ethiopians Seeking Birth Control: Caught Between Church And State

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-30 07:36

The Orthodox church may not like it, but the powerful government is pushing family planning.

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Report: Number Of Police Officers Killed Spikes In 2014

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-30 07:33

In total, 126 officers were killed in 2014, a 24 percent increase from the 102 killed in 2013. The report also found that "ambush-style" attacks increased.

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Russian Opposition Figure Detained Hours After Suspended Sentence

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-30 07:25

Alexei Navalny broke his house arrest after he was convicted of fraud and given a 3 1/2-year suspended sentence. Navalny was a leader of the protests by opposition groups in Moscow three years ago.

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Why Greek election makes EU nervous

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 07:20
Does Greek political turmoil mean instability for the eurozone again? The BBC's Laurence Peter examines what is at stake in Greece's early election.

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