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December 12, 2013
December 12, 2013
PRI's The World: 12/11/2013 The US suspends non-lethal aid to Syrian rebels after a US-supplied warehouse falls into the hands of extremist factions. Plus, Pope Francis re-brands Catholicism and earns Time's "Person of the Year." Also, a charitable foundation is the highest bidder for Hopi tribal masks and vows to return them to the Hopi Nation.
PRI's The World: 12/10/2013 Thousands of leaders and South Africans gather in the pouring rain to remember Nelson Mandela. Plus, as politicians gathered there was one handshake shown around the world. And, a classic American icon revs up for overseas markets
PRI's The World: 12/09/2013 We take a look at the continuing protests in Ukraine, as the country's divide continues between east and west. Also, a rare glimpse into the closed-door politics of North Korea as leader Kim Jong Un has his uncle, and former mentor, arrested. Plus, a ride down one of the wildest ziplines on the planet.
Bangladesh 'hangs Islamist leader' Bangladesh executes Islamist leader Abdul Kader Mullah, convicted of atrocities during the country's 1971 war of independence, reports say.
Spain to block Catalonia referendum Spanish government vows to block Catalonia's plan to hold referendum on independence.
SA probes Mandela interpreter checks South Africa says it is investigating how a man who used fake sign language at the Mandela memorial was given security clearance.
The Future Of Blocks ? Building On The Past Though they may seem still and inert, blocks are constantly evolving.
Indian Officials Vow Steps To Overturn Gay Sex Verdict The decision by the Supreme Court on Wednesday to restore a colonial-era ban on homosexual acts has sparked outrage. One prominent commentator said the verdict shows "how liberal democracies can sometimes give rein to a regime of oppression and discrimination under the imprimatur of law."
Hawaiian Official Who Released Obama's Birth Certificate Dies In Crash Loretta Fuddy was director of Hawaii's Health Department. In 2011, she verified the authenticity of President Obama's birth certificate. So-called birthers had questioned where he was born. Fuddy was killed Wednesday in the crash of a small plane off the island of Molokai.