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December 11, 2013
December 11, 2013
PRI's The World: 12/10/2013 Thousands of leaders and South Africans gather in the pouring rain to remember Nelson Mandela. Plus, as politicians gathered there was one handshake shown around the world. And, a classic American icon revs up for overseas markets
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.
US and UK suspend Syria rebel aid The US and UK suspend "non-lethal assistance" to rebels in northern Syria - but not humanitarian aid - after an Islamist alliance seizes FSA bases.
Thousands file past Mandela's body South Africans queue in their thousands to view the body of former President Nelson Mandela, which is lying in state for three days.
Pope named Time's Person of the Year Time Magazine names Pope Francis as its Person of the Year, saying he had pulled "the papacy out the palace and into the streets".
The latest technological advance in the fight against malaria? The cell phone
A researcher at Harvard shows sometimes tracking cell phones can be a good thing.
Hilton's IPO and the future of the Hilton empire
Hilton Worldwide is prepping for its initial public offering.
Bipartisan negotiators agree to 2 year budget deal
House and Senate negotiators from both parties have come up with a budget proposal that will stave off another government shutdown in January.