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PRI's The World: 07/30/14 We meet two friends ? one a Palestinian, the other an Israeli. They both live in Jerusalem, but across the divide. Also, massive mysterious sinkholes appear in Siberia. And Turkey's deputy prime minister says women shouldn't laugh in public. Turkish women respond with a social media campaign of smiles.
PRI's The World: 7/29/14 How Iraq was lost. A documentary filmmaker goes back and pieces together the moments where the US seems to have lost the war in Iraq. Plus investigators are still trying to reach the crash site of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, but fierce fighting is blocking their way. And, a Russian ban on underwear.
PRI's The World: 7/28/14 We continue to closely follow events in the Middle East today, where a lull in the fighting, is giving both sides time to take stock of what's happened. Plus, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa seems to be getting worse, with a reported case now in Nigeria. And, how free birth control could change the lives of the poor in the Philippines.
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Israel 'to destroy Gaza tunnels' Israel says it will not halt its Gaza operation until tunnels built by Hamas are destroyed, as the UN warns Gaza is "facing a precipice".
Forensic scientists reach MH17 site International forensic scientists reach the site of the flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine after the government halts military operations for a day.
S Leone declares Ebola emergency Sierra Leone's president declares a public health emergency to curb the deadly Ebola outbreak and order epicentres of the disease to be quarantined.
India plays chicken with the W.T.O.
India holds up passage of an international trade deal in order to press its agenda.
Student and faculty attitudes towards online learning
A study shows how much (or little) students and professors value face time.
Sony streams PlayStation games online
Sony hopes to grow its audience by streaming classic games to Bravia TVs.
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