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March 2, 2015
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PRI's The World: 03/02/2015 We'll take a peak inside the newly reopened Iraqi National Museum in Baghdad. It's been closed for 12 years, following looting that took place after the US invasion. Plus, we'll hear how some Israelis are viewing Benjamin Netanyahu's trip to the US, and why some Italians are getting tired of politicians using too much English.
PRI's The World: 02/27/2015 There's an update on the search for those 43 missing students in Mexico. We'll also hear an essay from a Mexican student who was raised in Denver but is back in Mexico for college. He talks about what it's like to be openly gay there. We've also got the story of a new, and very dangerous drug that's caught on in Russia. It's known as "The Spice," and the main ingredient is, believe it or not, bath salts. And we'll say farewell to Leonard Nimoy, who inspired millions as the logical ? and different ?character of Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek.'
PRI's The World: 02/26/2015 Today, we'll tell you more about "Jihadi John," the masked man who's been seen in numerous ISIS assassination videos. Now, officials in Britain think they've identified him as Mohammed Emwazi from London. Then, a Libyan in New York City has set up something called "Benghazi Skype School" to bring some level of instruction to kids in Benghazi, who haven't been able to attend classes now for months. And we'll hear about the push to ensure Sanskrit remains a living language.
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Iraq 'seizes districts from IS' Iraqi forces say they have retaken some districts around Tikrit in their fight to recapture the strategic city from Islamic State.
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