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April 18, 2015
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PRI's The World: 04/17/2015 We head first to the Mediterranean to get the latest on a series of incidents this week involving migrants from the Middle East and North Africa trying to reach Europe. We also go to South Africa, where migrants from other sub-Saharan African countries have faced increased violence in recent days. Plus, there's plenty of great music in the show, including Tal National, an ensemble from Niger, and we play some wake-up music for astronauts.
PRI's The World: 04/16/2015 Today marks a self-imposed deadline for Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia to be Ebola-free. New cases are still cropping up, but the number of new infections has been dramatically reduced. Also, what questions did Russian President Vladimir Putin avoid answering during his marathon call-in program today? Plus, a Minnesota town called "America's Little Sweden" was recently forced to drop the umlaut from its name on the highway sign into town, but the governor ordered the umlaut be restored.
PRI's The World: 04/15/2015 We take a global look at pay equity for female managers and CEOs, and also see how Finland manages its prison population ? without locks and bars. Plus, survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing still hear the explosions ringing in their ears two years later ? literally.
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Police 'foil Melbourne terror plot' Australian police say they have broken up an Islamic State-inspired plot to attack a World War One centenary event, arresting five teenagers.
Gun battles in Mexican border city Gun battles lasting several hours break out on the streets of Reynosa, a Mexican border city that has been plagued by drug cartel violence.
Russian opposition parties to unite The political party founded by murdered Russian dissident Boris Nemtsov says it will form a loose anti-Putin alliance ahead of 2016 elections.
Weekly Wrap: Inflation, Greece and IPOs
Kai's weekly chat about the week in business news.
German luxury carmakers make a mass-market push
Global sales for BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi are at a record high.
"Jeopardy!" tried to sponsor a mustache
Leaked emails show Sony was looking for "Official Razor of Alex Trebek's Mustache"
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