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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 27, 2015

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Saudi Arabia widens its campaign against Yemeni rebels and France will begin work on a Security Council resolution demanding Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 11, 2015

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A new U.N. report celebrates global progress in the fight to reduce maternal mortality.

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Kerry Assures Arab Gulf Allies Over Iran Nuclear Talks

“We are not seeking a grand bargain,” Kerry said of the U.S. negotiations with Iran.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 3, 2015

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The U.N. Security Council establishes a sanctions regime for South Sudan and a Cambodian court indicts two Khmer Rouge members for crimes against humanity.

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Kerry Defends Israel at ‘Unbalanced’ UN Human Rights Council

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‘The HRC’s obsession with Israel actually risks undermining the credibility of the entire organization,’ Kerry said.

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Samantha Power: “U.S.-Israel Partnership Transcend Politics”

“We believe firmly that Israel’s security and the U.S.-Israel partnership transcend politics and it always will,” stated Power at the annual AIPAC conference on Monday.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – February 18, 2015

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Ukrainian troops retreat from the contested town of Debaltseve and the Security Council discusses the situation in Libya.

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UN: “The Pattern of the Ebola Outbreak Has Changed”

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The rate of new Ebola infections in West Africa is now just one-tenth of that seen in September.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – February 13, 2015

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Climate negotiators walk away from Geneva with an 86-page draft of what could become the world’s next global emissions agreement.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – February 12, 2015

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The U.N. Security Council moves to cut off Islamic State revenue sources and a new ceasefire deal for Eastern Ukraine.

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LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – March 28-30, 2015

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Delayed Nigerian elections are scheduled to take place Saturday and Tunisia hosts a major anti-terrorism rally on Sunday.

Pentagon: Operations Resume Without Iran In Tikrit

And the U.S. is supporting Gulf allies in their fight against Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen… And a nuclear deal with Iran is still on the table for now…

Students Protests Republican 2016 Federal Budget

Students took to the Capitol grounds in protest over the freezing cap Republicans issued on the Pell Grant, an educational grant normally calculated on current economic conditions and income-based needs.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 27, 2015

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Saudi Arabia widens its campaign against Yemeni rebels and France will begin work on a Security Council resolution demanding Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

Report: Reid Endorses Chuck Schumer As Successor

Schumer is the upper chamber’s third ranking Democrat.

SF Mayor Bans Taxpayer-Funded Trips To Indiana

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“San Francisco taxpayers will not subsidize legally-sanctioned discrimination,” Mayor Ed Lee said.