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September 1, 2014 | NPR · A Guinean student in the Senegalese capital of Dakar has tested positive for the deadly disease. David Greene talks to Krista Larson, West Africa correspondent for the Associated Press.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Protesters surrounded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's home, and for a brief period forced government TV off the air. Steve Inskeep talks to Jon Boone, a correspondent for The Guardian in Islamabad.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · A widely-watched video shows a foreigner fainting on a subway car and everyone around him fleeing. No one helps. It's sparked a national debate about trust, fear and the Chinese national character.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · On Sunday, Iraqi and Kurdish forces broke a nearly 80-day siege by the Islamic State on the town of Amerli, where residents now have enough food and water for the first time in weeks.
 
August 31, 2014 | NPR · The U.S. military's attention to PTSD is well-documented but Kurdish fighters living with the same disorder haven't received nearly as much care. Arun Rath talks to journalist Jenna Krajeski.
 
August 31, 2014 | NPR · Arun Rath talks to journalist Shane Harris about his Foreign Policy story on "Lady al-Qaida," Aafia Siddiqui. The Pakistani-born woman was arrested in Afghanistan in 2008.
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Alt.Latino

Aug 28, 2014 — This week on Alt.Latino, hear a Mexican legend, a mesmerizing French-Cuban duo and much more.
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Aug 21, 2014 — This week on Alt.Latino, hear a wide-ranging mix of new music, with everyone from young Nuyorican performer Princess Nokia to Brazilian legend Sergio Mendes.
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Aug 14, 2014Alt.Latino sometimes invites DJs to come on and spin records. This week: Miss Mara, who spins fun, eclectic mixes at a popular Mexico City bar called El Imperial.
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Aug 8, 2014 — A gloriously unexpected cover of Ricky Martin's "She Bangs" is just one surprise on this week's episode of Alt.Latino.
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Aug 1, 2014 — Los Rakas, Jorge Drexler, Viento Callejero and other musicians join co-host Felix Contreras to discuss their latest musical projects.
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Jul 24, 2014 — Join us as we walk through New York's Spanish Harlem alongside DJ Turmix. He gives us a tour of El Barrio and one of the amazing musical genres born there: Boogaloo.
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Jul 18, 2014 — Hear some of the best up-and-coming artists Alt.Latino found at this year's event, from a hypnotic Dominican singer to a dramatic Chilean pianist and a Cuban crooner.
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Jul 12, 2014 — Join us as we head to the annual gathering of up-and-comers and true legends. This year we also spoke to key decision-makers in the business.
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Jul 4, 2014 — In the new book Immigrant Voices: 21st Century Stories, writers from around the world explore the immigrant experience. Hear their stories — and music from Cuban pianist Omar Sosa.
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Jun 26, 2014Alt.Latino celebrates its fourth birthday with musicians from Winnipeg to Buenos Aires. Together, the selections reflect a new Latino identity, with sounds both new and traditional.
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