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PRI's The World: 02/26/2015 Today, we'll tell you more about "Jihadi John," the masked man who's been seen in numerous ISIS assassination videos. Now, officials in Britain think they've identified him as Mohammed Emwazi from London. Then, a Libyan in New York City has set up something called "Benghazi Skype School" to bring some level of instruction to kids in Benghazi, who haven't been able to attend classes now for months. And we'll hear about the push to ensure Sanskrit remains a living language.
PRI's The World: 02/25/2015 Who would feel the pinch if Homeland Security funding is frozen? We ask a former department official. And we look at the future of energy in the US ? beyond the Keystone Pipeline debate. Also, let us tell you about an American chef who entered Italy's top pizza competition took home the top prize.
PRI's The World: 02/24/2015 In northern Syria, dozens of Christians have been abducted by ISIS. We'll find out more about these Christian communities, and why they're being targeted by Islamic militants. Plus, Parisians have been wondering why drones are flying around some of the city's most famous monuments. No one seems to know who is piloting them, or why. And remember the Datsun Z-car? The man behind it died recently at the age of 105. We'll find out more about the life and work of Yutaka Katayama.
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US-Bangladesh writer hacked to death Attackers hack to death a US-Bangladeshi blogger who campaigned for a secular society, sparking a protest by hundreds of students.
PM defends spies over 'Jihadi John' The UK prime minister defends the security services against criticisms they failed to stop the man known as "Jihadi John" from joining Islamic State in Syria.
German MPs back Greek loan extension German MPs vote overwhelmingly to extend financial aid to Greece by another four months, despite public scepticism.
How to turn sewage into a product people want
DC Water considers sewage a natural resource it can convert to a profitable product
Why U.S. banks are keeping an eye on Cuba talks
U.S. and Cuban negotiators will meet in Washington Friday.
Fraud-resistant credit cards are a long time coming
A recent survey found that only a third of people have chip and pin credit cards.
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