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July 28, 2015
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PRI's The World: 07/27/2015 The United States says it's working with Turkey to create an "ISIS-free zone" in northern Syria. It marks a major shift in policy for both countries. But will the intervention make a difference? Plus we find out why every July Korea's professional basketball league makes Las Vegas its temporary home. And a reporter is spending the next few weeks with scientists on a glacier in Greenland.
PRI's The World: 07/24/2015 President Obama arrived in Kenya Friday for a two-day visit, before heading to Ethiopia on Sunday. He's been outspoken in his criticism of Kenya when it comes to the way the country treats gay people, but are his words making any difference? Plus, after three decades, a vaccine against malaria has been approved for use. But critics say its only 30 percent effective, and there are concerns that it may prove too expensive for many of those afflicted to afford. And, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump caused a big stir when he took his show on the road to the US-Mexico border. We check in with a Mexican journalist and activist to learn how that went down on the Mexican side.
PRI's The World: 07/23/2015 President Obama headed to Kenya and Ethiopia, we'll be taking a look at his legacy in Africa. Filling in for Marco Werman in the host chair is Aaron Schachter today. He speaks with Laura Seay, a professor at Colby College who focuses on US foreign policy in Africa. And our BBC colleague Nkem Ifejika in Kenya introduces us to Suzie Wokabi, founder of Suzie Beauty, a Kenyan cosmetics firm. She decided to return home after living in the US.
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Nato set for emergency Syria talks Nato countries are to hold a emergency meeting to discuss Turkey's campaign against the Islamic State group and Kurdish militants.
South Korea declares 'end' to Mers South Korea's PM Hwang Kyo-ahn declares a "de facto end" to the Mers virus outbreak, after no new infections are reported for 23 days.
Apple fake factory 'caught in China' A factory which had made up to 41,000 fake Apple iPhones has been caught in China leading to nine arrests.
After almost 40 years, Luke quits "General Hospital"
It's not often you can watch someone do their job every day for 37 years.
Sports channels tap fantasy games for new content
Investors are pouring money into online sites like DraftKings.
Political ads mean big bucks for television stations
They're going to rake in billions.
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