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LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – July 31, 2014

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Israel presents evidence of rockets originating near Gaza schools, Argentina defaults on its national debt, and electric car sales double in Europe.

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Pentagon To Send DoD Advisors To Ukraine, Assessing Additional Support

The team will travel to Ukraine next week, compromising of 3-5 DoD civilians and contractors with expertise “to address their mid- and long-term needs through support for defense institution building, training, education, and other assistance.”

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LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – July 30, 2014

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Another strike against a U.N.-administered school in Gaza leaves U.N. officials fuming.

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LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – July 29, 2014

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Argentinian officials head to New York in a bid to prevent the country from defaulting on its sovereign debt for the second time in 12 years.

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LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – July 28, 2014

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Ban Ki-moon blames Israeli and Palestinian leaders for lack of ‘political will,’ and the Ukrainian armed forces go on the offensive near the site of MH17.

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LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – July 25, 2014

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A pending ceasefire deal to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Ukraine’s Prime Minister steps aside, and the third commercial airline crash in a week.

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LISTEN: The World In Two Minutes – July 24, 2014

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A U.N. school in Gaza is hit by artillery shelling, killing civilians and U.N. staff, and rockets found in another U.N. school go missing.

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LISTEN: The World In Two Minutes – July 23, 2014

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“A Tale of Two Transcripts” – Was it right for U.N. Secretary-General to accept a lift from Qatar on his way to broker peace talks in the Middle East?

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LISTEN: The World In Two Minutes – July 22, 2014

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Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans makes an emotional appeal at the U.N., and fighting consumes the international airport in Tripoli, Libya.

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Obama Visits Netherlands Embassy, Offers Condolences

193 Dutch citizens, including an infant, were killed on Malaysian Flight 17, more citizens killed than any other country.

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Israel and Hamas Commit to 72-Hour Ceasefire

A Palestinian student inspects the damage at a UN school at the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip after the area was hit by Israeli shelling on 30 July 2014. UN Photo/Shareef Sarhan.

The three day ‘humanitarian pause’ in fighting will enter into effect at 8:00 a.m. Friday morning.

U.S.-Africa Summit Is A Go, Ebola Virus Or No

“I think the future will show that Africa is the continent of the greatest opportunity this century,” Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del), chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs.

House Republicans To Meet Friday, Delaying Recess

Senate Democrats continue to fight to push through a $2.7 billion alternative to President Obama’s original $3.7 billion proposal.

Immigration Activists Arrested Outside White House

“Sí, se puede!” the crowd chanted. “Obama, don’t deport my mama!”

LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – July 31, 2014

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Israel presents evidence of rockets originating near Gaza schools, Argentina defaults on its national debt, and electric car sales double in Europe.

Our Government Needs To Sound Louder Warnings About Jihadists

Islamist terrorists no longer huddle and hide in caves in Afghanistan.