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PRI's The World: 9/01/2014 Anti-government protestors stormed the state television headquarters in Islamabad, Pakistan. Authorities have restored order but the demonstration raises fears of a coup. Also, new proposals to deal with so-called "home-grown extremists" in the UK. And a Liberian DJ who's dedicated himself to spreading health messages about Ebola.
PRI's The World: 8/29/2014 The UK raises its terror alert level from "substantial" to "severe" in light of the developments in Syria and Iraq. Also, a weapons researcher analyzes online photos and videos for clues to the wars in Ukraine and the Middle East. And the Hello Kitty phenomenon and its roots.
PRI's The World: 8/28/2014 Much of the focus about undocumented immigrants in the US has focused on Latinos, but many Asians are also undocumented and are less vocal about coming out of the shadows. And the war in Ukraine heats up while Russia's involvement only intensifies. Plus, an art project that has people digging for gold in England.
World Headlines
Russia 'to alter military strategy' Russia is to adjust its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's increasing presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says.
US 'targets al-Shabab's leader' The US military carries out air strikes in Somalia, reportedly targeting the leader of militant group al-Shabab, though it is unclear if he was hit.
Terror suspects held in Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia's interior ministry says it has arrested 88 people suspected of plotting attacks inside and outside the country.
The benefits of developing an Ebola vaccine
While the market for an Ebola vaccine is small, the payoff of production is big.
How Facebook helps advertisers target ads in India
Facebook is giving advertisers cell reception data to serve ads more efficiently.
Has the rise of the e-reader changed how we read?
How e-readers are both helping and hurting our ability to read and comprehend.
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