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November 28, 2015
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PRI's The World: 11/27/2015 Despite the cold and bad weather in the Mediterranean, thousands of migrants keep trying to reach Europe. We'll have the latest. Later we hear an incredible story of a Jewish girl who survived World War II by hiding beneath the kitchen floor in the house of a woman she didn't know. Plus, we'll bring you a report from Iceland on how a warming climate is literally changing the country's landscape. Glaciers are melting, and scientists are worried that the melting could lead to more volcanic eruptions.
PRI's The World: 11/26/2015 Happy Thanksgiving! Today on The World, the French effort to bring Russia into a broad anti-ISIS coalition. Then we turn to Paris, where we meet a couple of Americans who call the French capital home. They reflect on the Paris attacks and the aftermath, and on the special meaning Thanksgiving has for them this year. And back here in the US, we visit Fremont, California, home to one of the country's largest Afghan populations. For Thanksgiving, one market there offers up turkeys cooked Afghan-style.
PRI's The World: 11/25/2015 Even under normal circumstances, Thanksgiving is a hard time to travel, but this year, the holiday season is getting under way amid a worldwide travel alert issued by the US State Department. Also today, we highlight a new series of reports about meth production and distribution in Asia. Plus, we hear how Muslims in one Canadian town are dealing with a suspected hate crime against their local mosque.
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Three die in Colorado clinic shooting A shooting at a family planning clinic in Colorado Springs leaves two civilians and a policeman dead, with the suspected gunman arrested.
Russia beefs up defences in Syria Russia strengthens its anti-aircraft defences in Syria by moving up a cruiser and deploying new missiles at an air base.
Japan to resume whaling in Antarctic Japan decides to resume hunting whales in the Antarctic after a break of more than a year despite a ruling by the International Court of Justice.
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