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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.
World Headlines
Police 'foil Melbourne terror plot' Australian police charge a teenager in connection with what they say was an Islamic State-inspired plot to attack a World War One centenary event.
Many dead in Afghanistan bank blast Islamic State says it carried out a suicide bomb attack that killed at least 33 people and injured 100 in the east Afghan city of Jalalabad.
Publisher sued over Goebbels diaries The estate of Adolf Hitler's Nazi propaganda chief, Joseph Goebbels, is suing a publisher for royalties for the use of extracts from his diaries.
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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