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April 19, 2014
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PRI's The World: 4/18/14 Talks in Geneva may provide a peaceful way forward between Ukraine and Russia, but not everyone thinks very much of the process. Plus, an Uzbek novelist reflects on the influence that the late Gabriel Garcia Marquez had on his own work. And yes, the penguin dance in Saudi Arabia. Really, need we say more?
PRI's The World: 4/17/14 Turmoil continues in eastern Ukraine, while Russian President Vladimir Putin holds his annual live phone-in. Plus, the search-and-rescue effort for the sunken South Korean passenger ferry is under way. And, the story of one of Finland's most famous artists and how his homoerotic sketches will be on a series of stamps.
PRI's The World: 4/16/14 The crisis over eastern Ukraine ratchets up another notch as separatists hoist Russian flags on Ukrainian army vehicles there. And, we'll learn about a folk song that's become an anthem of pro-Western demonstrators in Kiev. Plus, we go inside a renowned Saudi terrorist rehabilitation center where "beneficiaries" learn that "only the Prince has the power to declare Jihad."
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?Sorry? ferry captain tells of delay The captain of the capsized South Korean ferry says he delayed giving evacuation orders fearing passengers would "drift away", as divers see bodies floating inside.
US raises Ukraine pressure on Russia The US threatens tougher economic sanctions if Russia fails to abide by a new international deal to help de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.
Plane search at 'critical juncture' The search area for the missing Malaysian plane has narrowed and will be at "a critical juncture" in the next two days, says the transport minister.
Solar grows, with government help
Despite some failures, solar is growing into a big industry.
Marketing to men with razors
Gillette is said to be close to unveiling a new razor with a blade that rotates on a ball hinge, the latest innovation in the high-end battle for the dollars men spend on grooming.
It's cheaper to buy than rent, but the gap is closing
Since the financial crisis, people who hold a mortgage have spent less on housing than people who rent. So why don't more people buy?
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