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June 18, 2013
PRI's The World - Jun 18, 2013 The US and the Taliban agree to hold peace talks. Also, the protests continue in Brazil over transportation costs and government expenses. Plus, Australia's prime minister tackles gambling advertising in primetime sports.
PRI's The World - Jun 17, 2013 Iran's new president calls for engagement with other countries. We'll compare and contrast new leader Hassan Rouhani with outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Also, we hear about a project in Qatar seeking new ways to grow crops in the crops in the hot and arid desert. Plus, a scandal in Japan over "juiced" baseballs.
PRI's The World - Jun 14, 2013 Election day in Iran as voters decide who should replace President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Plus, protests erupt in Brazil as price hike on buses irks riders. And, collecting sounds from the Eiffel Tower.
Attack follows news of Afghan talks Four US soldiers have been killed at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan, hours after the US announced direct talks with the Taliban.
G8 leaders agree deal on tax evasion Leaders of the G8 major economies agree plan to clamp down on money launderers, illegal tax evaders and corporate tax avoiders.
Brazil president 'proud' of protests Dilma Rousseff says she is proud so many people are fighting for a better country, in her first public comments since mass protests on Monday.
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