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July 31, 2014 | NPR · Tens of thousands of displaced Gazans face skyrocketing prices for limited water supplies, and severely disrupted electricity service. As well, long lines are developing for staples like bread.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Christian Science Monitor reporter Christa Case Bryant tells Renee Montagne why the Israeli army is finding Hamas a more formidable foe now than during the 2009 war.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Oklahoma is experiencing more earthquakes, and some scientists say they're caused by wastewater disposal wells. Linda Wertheimer learns more from energy reporter Joe Wertz of StateImpact Oklahoma.
 

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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · A surge of new cases in West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak has health officials worried that the epidemic is getting worse. Sierra Leone, for one, has declared a state of emergency, sending in troops to quarantine some of the hardest hit communities.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Hu Jintao

Nov 15, 2012 — He was elected general secretary of the Communist Party of China early Thursday morning. But those hoping for change in China say the make-up of the party's elite makes it unlikely major reforms will come anytime soon.
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Sep 4, 2012 — A lieutenant to President Hu Jintao has been moved to a lesser position amid reports of his son's involvement in the high-speech crash of a very expensive car.
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Jan 20, 2011 — Other news of the day: The battle over health care; Tunisia's struggles continue; the cases against Guantanamo detainees.
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Jan 19, 2011 — Obama and Hu hold White House meetings; Giffords' husband interviewed; Ivory Coast mediation fails again; former Haitian dictator questioned
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Jan 18, 2011 — "China is a huge beneficiary of the system that exists today" and will not want to change the dollar's status, the Treasury secretary says.
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Jan 18, 2011 — Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives; political confusion in Tunisia; Giffords' husband speaks; Michelle Obama birthday; zodiac wrong?
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Dec 6, 2010 — The two leaders discussed the North's recent deadly shelling of a South Korean island and the further escalation of tensions along the world's most dangerous border.
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