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October 28, 2016
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PRI's The World: 10/27/2016 A look at surviving a deadly drone attack in Pakistan: We'll hear the story of how one young girl became the face of the anti-drone campaign in Pakistan. Plus, a new "graphic biography" that explores the life of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch. And why women in Iceland went on strike for 14 percent of the day.
PRI's The World: 10/26/2016 There may be a new ethnicity box on the 2020 Census form. It's for people of Middle Eastern and North African descent. But not everyone's so sure that new census box is a good idea. Plus, some folks are really fed up with Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio. And we meet one of Pakistan's few female lawmakers.
PRI's The World: 10/25/2016 Today, we take a look at a surprise attack on a police academy in Pakistan. Both an ISIS affiliate and a Taliban splinter group have claimed responsibility. Plus, we continue our "Balance of Power" series that looks at how US foreign policy affects women around the globe. We meet a young woman in Pakistan who was forced into marriage at the age of 17, but remains determined to pursue her own career and to keep her daughter from marrying in her teens. Also, why singer-songwriter Randy Newman penned a song about Vladimir Putin.
World Headlines
Syria rebels 'in push to break Aleppo siege' Rebels in Syria announce an offensive aimed at breaking the government's siege of eastern Aleppo.
Oregon stand-off: Wildlife refuge occupiers in shock acquittal Leaders of a militia who took over a wildlife refuge in Oregon are cleared, in a surprise verdict.
UK Uber drivers win work rights case UK employment tribunal rules that Uber drivers are entitled to holiday pay and the national minimum wage.
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