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Middle East
7:53 am
Sat December 20, 2014

Youth Who Led Tunisia's Uprising Frustrated With Pace Of Change

Originally published on Sat December 20, 2014 11:39 am

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Europe
7:47 am
Sat December 20, 2014

Suddenly, Russia's Confidence Stumbles

Originally published on Sat December 20, 2014 11:39 am

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Africa
7:47 am
Sat December 20, 2014

Excavation Reveals Regular Citizens Who Really Ran Ancient Egypt

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Latin America
7:47 am
Sat December 20, 2014

Author: Cuban Dissidents Feel Betrayed By Obama's Action

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Iraq
7:47 am
Sat December 20, 2014

Kurdish Troops Free Yazidis, But Major Battles Remain

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Africa
7:47 am
Sat December 20, 2014

Designing State Symbols For The World's Newest Country

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Goats and Soda
7:03 am
Sat December 20, 2014

The Africa I Know Isn't The Africa In The Headlines Today

Todd Moss on a 1992 visit to Tanzania.
Courtesy of Todd Moss

Stepping off the plane in Zimbabwe a quarter century ago was a huge shock. A college student on my very first visit to Africa, I was surprised how familiar everything felt.

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Latin America
6:58 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Restoring Diplomatic Relations With Cuba Is A Complicated Process

Originally published on Fri December 19, 2014 7:37 pm

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This Week's Must Read
6:33 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

'Rum, Rumba, And Romance': A Book On Cuba's Enduring Mystique

Originally published on Sun December 21, 2014 5:24 pm

Cuba is dominating the news, following President Obama's announcement that he will begin to normalize relations with the island nation.

For our series This Week's Must-Read, poet and Cuban-American writer Richard Blanco turns to literature for another perspective on this story.

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Latin America
5:04 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Cubans Eager For More Economic Investment

Originally published on Fri December 19, 2014 6:58 pm

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