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August 28, 2014
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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.
PRI's The World: 8/27/2014 30 Mosques in 30 Days ? comedian Aman Ali visited a different mosque every day for a month and blogged about it. Also, Chinese calligraphy falls by the wayside as texting takes over. And the Times of London brings the sound of typewriters back to the newsroom ? for inspiration.
PRI's The World: 8/26/2014 Libya is back in the news as the UAE launches airstrikes against rebel militias in a move that surprised the United States. Plus, President Obama has authorized surveillance flights over Syria, which could be a precursor to air strikes against rebels there. And Marco goes to see one of four original copies of the Magna Carta, currently at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
World Headlines
Obama: Russia causing Ukraine crisis US President Barack Obama accuses Russia of being responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine, as Nato prepares to hold an emergency meeting.
IS militants 'behead Kurdish man' The Islamic State group releases a video appearing to show militants killing a Kurdish man as a warning to forces fighting it in northern Iraq.
Ebola Africa travel bans to be axed West African health ministers meeting in Ghana follow WHO advice and lift travel restrictions on countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.
Co-working gains steam, so is the business behind it
We explore whether this new office business model is here to stay.
Who let the cats out? Russia did.
Russia is lending cats out to people taking out mortgages because of Russian lore.
Immigrants closing gap on homeownership
Immigrants fared better on homeownership than the native-born in the recession.
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