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Today โ€” November 17th 2018NPR World

Washington Post Reporter Weighs In On CIA Investigation In Killing Of Journalist

The Washington Post broke the story late Friday that the CIA concluded the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was carried out on the orders of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman.

  • November 17th 2018 at 13:47

Ancient Babylon In Iraq Restored

By Jane Arraf

The ancient site of Babylon in Iraq has undergone a lot of damage in recent years but archeologists hope it will still get special status.

  • November 17th 2018 at 13:47

Tensions Mount Between U.S. And Saudi Arabia Over Killing Of Journalist

NPR's Scott Simon talks about the latest tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi with former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Robert Jordan.

  • November 17th 2018 at 13:47

Breaking Down Brexit

By Frank Langfitt

The United Kingdom is looking anything but united these days. The country is in political crisis over the country's decision to leave the EU, and the prime minister's plan to achieve that goal.

  • November 17th 2018 at 13:47

U.S. Diplomat To Africa Says The Horn Of Africa Is Now Full Of Hope After Peace Deal

By Michele Kelemen

Eritrea was once dubbed the North Korea of Africa. Now, the United Nations is lifting sanctions on it following a peace deal between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

  • November 16th 2018 at 23:15

United Kingdom Waiting To See If Prime Minister May Will Keep Her Job

By Frank Langfitt

Britain is caught up in its worst political crisis since the 1950s over how the country will leave the European Union. Some members of the public say they are losing patience.

  • November 16th 2018 at 23:15

Violent Conflict In The Congo Is Hampering Efforts To Fight Ebola Outbreak

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dr. Janet Diaz of the World Health Organization's Health Emergencies Programme about her work treating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  • November 16th 2018 at 22:33
Yesterday โ€” November 16th 2018NPR World

#ThisIsNotConsent: Protests In Ireland After Thong Underwear Cited In Rape Trial

By Sasha Ingber
Protesters gathered Wednesday in Dublin to denounce the Irish legal system

"You have to look at the way she was dressed. She was wearing a thong with a lace front," said a defense attorney whose client was later found not guilty of rape.

(Image credit: Niall Carson/PA Images via Getty Images)

  • November 16th 2018 at 21:50

Migrants Strain Tijuana Resources As They Try To Get Into The U.S.

By Carrie Kahn

Migrants from the Central American caravan are arriving in the Mexican city of Tijuana. Authorities across the border in San Diego, Calif., are dealing with thousands of previous asylum-seekers.

  • November 16th 2018 at 14:08

British Prime Minister May Will Prevail In Brexit Deal, Ambassador Says

Steve Inskeep talks to Kim Darroch, the British ambassador to the U.S., who explains why Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan is the best possible deal for the United Kingdom.

  • November 16th 2018 at 13:38

British Prime Minister's Revolt Following Brexit Plan

British Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting for her political survival after key ministers quit her Cabinet over her Brexit plan. We speak with Robert Shrimsley of the Financial Times.

  • November 16th 2018 at 11:03

Pyongyang To Deport American Who Entered North Korea Illegally

By Scott Neuman

The man, identified as Bruce Byron Lowrance, reportedly entered North Korea from China last month. His quick release is seen as a conciliatory gesture aimed at maintaining ties with Washington.

  • November 16th 2018 at 10:42

Verdict On Khmer Rouge Leaders Is First To Officially Acknowledge Regime's Genocide

By Scott Neuman
Khieu Samphan, left, former Khmer Rouge head of state, stands at the dock in a court room during a hearing at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Friday.

Nuon Chea, 92, who was the No. 2 leader of the Khmer Rouge from 1975-1979 and Khieu Samphan, the 87-year-old former head of state of the brutal regime, were found guilty of genocide and other crimes.

(Image credit: Nhet Sok/AP/Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia)

  • November 16th 2018 at 09:30

Tear-Jerker British Ad Re-Creates Elton John's Christmas Past

By Camila Domonoske
Elton John and his mohawk perform at Universal Amphitheater in Universal City, Calif., in 1986.

The British department store chain John Lewis & Partners is famous for its heart-wrenching Christmas ads. This year's edition features a very famous musician and a life-altering gift.

(Image credit: Mark Terrill/AP)

  • November 16th 2018 at 01:03

Plan Stalls To Repatriate Rohingya Refugees

By Merrit Kennedy
Rohingya refugee children shout slogans during a protest against the repatriation process on Thursday at Unchiprang refugee camp near Cox

Bangladesh has stressed that it will not repatriate anyone against their will. The plan sparked protests among some refugees, while others reportedly hid within refugee camps.

(Image credit: Dar Yasin/AP)

  • November 16th 2018 at 00:28

Prime Minister May Stands Her Ground As Parliament Attacks 'Brexit' Draft Agreement

By Frank Langfitt

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a revolt by her own parliamentarians who reject the exit deal she has negotiated with the European Union.

  • November 15th 2018 at 23:26

'Under The Wire' Tells The Story Of War Correspondent Marie Colvin's Last Moments

By Mary Louise Kelly

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with war photographer Paul Conroy about the new documentary Under The Wire that tells the story of the last moments of war correspondent Marie Colvin's life.

  • November 15th 2018 at 22:31

Treasury Department Sanctions Saudi Officials In Response To Killing Of Jamal Khashoggi

By Jackie Northam

Saudi prosecutors say they're seeking the death penalty for high-ranking officials linked to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. But they stop short of blaming the Kingdom's powerful crown prince.

  • November 15th 2018 at 22:31
Before yesterdayNPR World

Inside The Russian Disinformation Playbook: Exploit Tension, Sow Chaos

By Terry Gross

A new video series by New York Times reporter Adam Ellick explores Russia's role in spreading fake news, dating back to the '80s conspiracy theory that the AIDS virus was created by the U.S. military.

  • November 15th 2018 at 19:28

U.K. Wracked By Political Turmoil As Top Ministers Reject Draft Brexit Deal

By Colin Dwyer
British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves No. 10 Downing St. for the Houses of Parliament on Thursday. Her speech there defending the tentative Brexit deal did little to calm critics — either among her political rivals or within her own party.

Prime Minister Theresa May is taking flak from across the ideological spectrum amid a series of resignations. Some are demanding a no-confidence vote; others are demanding an entirely new referendum.

(Image credit: Tim Ireland/AP)

  • November 15th 2018 at 18:00
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