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December 9, 2013
PRI's The World: 12/09/2013 We take a look at the continuing protests in Ukraine, as the country's divide continues between east and west. Also, a rare glimpse into the closed-door politics of North Korea as leader Kim Jong Un has his uncle, and former mentor, arrested. Plus, a ride down one of the wildest ziplines on the planet.
PRI's The World: 12/06/2013 The passing of an icon: tributes from all over the globe are paid to Nelson Mandela from students in Cape Town to restaurant-goers in Brooklyn. Exploring Mandela's impact on education policy, the battle against AIDS, and the lessons of his actions for resolving conflicts from Nigeria to Syria.
PRI's The World: 12/05/2013 South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died, South Africa's president says. Mandela, 95, led South Africa's transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after 27 years in prison.
Mandela daughter recalls final hours Nelson Mandela's daughter Makaziwe tells the BBC about the former president's "wonderful" final moments, with the whole family around him.
Ukraine police move on opposition Ukrainian security forces are moving in on anti-government protesters and an opposition party, in a stand-off over government dealings with the EU.
Deal could 'refill' drying Dead Sea Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority sign a water co-operation pact aimed at one day replenishing the rapidly drying Dead Sea.
East and West economies clash in Ukrainian protests
Protests continue in Ukraine over the government's refusal to join the European Union. A look at why the economy is at the heart of it all.
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Rent takes a bigger bite out of family budgets
As more people are excluded from homeownership, the demand for rental housing has grown beyond capacity, driving rental costs up.