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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – October 29, 2014

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Hungarians protest a proposed tax on internet usage and Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan says he’ll run for reelection next year.

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UN Mourns Death of Zambian President Sata

Late Zambian President Michael Sata addresses the U.N. General Assembly in 2013. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras.

Michael Sata’s death makes his vice president, Guy Scott, Africa’s first white leader in 20 years.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – October 28, 2014

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U.N. human rights expert Leilani Farha reflects on her recent visit to Detroit to investigate the city’s water shut-off policy.

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State Department Warns Against Space Junk

“Outer space is becoming increasingly congested from orbital debris and contested from human threats that endanger the space environment,” Christopher Buck of the State Department told the UN.

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UN Condemns Mandatory Ebola Quarantines

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon briefs the media on Syria. March 14, 2014. Photo: Luke Vargas/TRNS

Health care workers “should not be subjected to restrictions that are not based on science” Ban Ki-moon said Monday.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – October 24, 2014

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Ebola spreads to Mali, the Security Council attempts to strengthen Somalia’s arms embargo and a UN expert on immigration says it’s time for holistic reform.

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UN in Brief: Calm & Conflict for October 24, 2014

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UN staff returning from West Africa to ‘self-monitor’ for Ebola, human rights expert says immigration debate ‘toxic’ and Somali cargo inspections are approved.

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UN in Brief: Calm & Conflict for October 23, 2014

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A $2.2 appeal for Iraqi humanitarian aid, the WHO advises against Ebola travel bans and the U.N. steers clear of a cholera lawsuit in New York.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – October 23, 2014

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The families of Haitian cholera victims have their day in court. They contend UN peacekeepers spread the disease, and that the UN should be held accountable.

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LISTEN: The Day Ahead – October 23, 2014

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Oral arguments begin in a suit against the UN for introducing cholera to Haiti in 2010, a slew of human rights reports and new unemployment data from Spain.

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LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – November 1-3

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A new UN-backed climate change report, elections in rebel-held Ukraine and FIFA discusses rescheduling the 2022 Qatar World Cup to avoid 117ºF summer heat.

Virgin Galactic Space Ship Crashes In Test Flight

An in-flight anomaly caused a loss of the vehicle over the Mojave Desert.

DoD Civilians Given Guidelines On Ebola

Civilians personnel can either self-monitor or volunteer to go into a 21-day quarantine.

Pew: Latinos Likely to Vote Democrat, Despite No Immigration Reform

Hispanics still trust the Democratic Party more than the GOP to handle other issues besides immigration reform, according to a Pew study.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – October 31, 2014

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Leadership change in Burkina Faso, Hungary’s prime minister scraps a proposed internet tax and a Russian film star “visits” the front lines of eastern Ukraine.

Interview: A New Frontier In Preventing Prescription Drug Deaths

TRNS interviews Daniel L. Cohen, Forum Chair of the US Abuse Deterrent Coalition