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July 29, 2015
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PRI's The World: 07/29/2015 Sources in the Afghan government say they're investigating claims that Taliban leader Mullah Omar has died. Plus, Cecil the Lion, a beloved figure in a Zimbabwean game reserve, was killed by a dentist from Minnesota who paid more than $50,000 to hunt game in Zimbabwe. Also, Boston has taken itself out of the running for the 2024 Summer Olympics ? and that might be good news for Toronto.
PRI's The World: 07/28/2015 An investigation by a Reuters reporter shows there's been a strange spike in cancer cases among employees at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. Plus, the son of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, has been sentenced to death by a court in Tripoli for war crimes committed during the revolution in 2011. Also, the International Association of Athletics Federations says it will no longer gender test athletes. That's a victory for an Indian sprinter.
PRI's The World: 07/27/2015 The United States says it's working with Turkey to create an "ISIS-free zone" in northern Syria. It marks a major shift in policy for both countries. But will the intervention make a difference? Plus we find out why every July Korea's professional basketball league makes Las Vegas its temporary home. And a reporter is spending the next few weeks with scientists on a glacier in Greenland.
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Russia vetoes MH17 tribunal at UN Russia vetoes a United Nations draft resolution seeking to establish an international criminal tribunal into last year's MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine.
France boosts Calais tunnel security France says it is sending 120 extra police officers to Calais, as migrants heading for Britain say they will keep trying to enter the Channel Tunnel.
US lion killer 'sorry for disruption' Dentist Walter Palmer apologises to his patients for the disruption caused by the backlash against him over the killing of a lion in Zimbabwe.
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