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PHOTOS: South Sudan Students Study Despite Unrest


Fighting has engulfed South Sudan since December, complicating efforts to provide primary education to the world’s most illiterate population.

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Save Us From Our Data

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Crowd-sourcing is the answer, the “smart city” is a sales pitch.

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PHOTOS: A Bird’s-Eye View of ‘The World’s Most Innovative City’

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A visual tour of Medellín, Colombia, this year’s host of the World Urban Forum.

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Olympic, World Cup Waste Scrutinized At World Urban Forum

An abandoned bobled track from the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics. Flickr photo: Gabriel Hess

Experts urge governments to consider cheaper, biodegradable venues for mega events.

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LISTEN: TRNS’ Zack Baddorf In Kiev

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A month after his first visit to Kiev’s, Zack describes how the city’s main protest site has changed since the removal of President Yanukovych.

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In Crimea, Ethnic Tensions Loom Despite Otherwise Calm Referendum

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Violence did not overshadow Crimea’s vote Sunday, but union with Russia may ignite tensions with the region’s Tatar population, which sat out the referendum.

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LISTEN: TRNS’ Zack Baddorf In Ukraine

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Zack describes the scene in Crimea on Sunday and describes what might be next for Ukraine.

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On Location: The 2013-14 Euromaidan Movement In Ukraine

Luke Vargas 'On Location' at the Euromaidan protests in Kiev, Ukraine. February, 2014.

A video tour of Kiev and the Black Sea port city of Sevastopol as anti-government protests rock Ukraine.

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In Southern Ukraine, Russian Pride Stifles Euromaidan Inroads

Pro-Russian demonstrators confront Euromaidan activists at a rally in Sebastopol. Courtesy: Victor Neganov

Residents of Ukraine’s pro-Russian stronghold of Sevastopol make scathing caricatures of Kiev protesters.

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Inside the Barricades: An In-Depth Look at Ukraine’s Protests


TRNS spent a week in Ukraine getting to know the ins and outs of the EuroMaidan occupation area of downtown Kiev

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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


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.