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Kiev: One Year Later

13 months after reporting from Kiev, TRNS’ Luke Vargas returned to the city this month to observe how sights around the iconic Euromaidan Square have changed.

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In Israeli Politics, Coalition Partners Don’t Stop Competing

Young supporters of The Jewish Home party campaign in Jerusalem. Photo: Luke Vargas/TRNS

Israel’s leading opposition coalition shakes up the script one day before the country’s elections.

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On Location: Netanyahu Puts on Brave Face at Massive Tel Aviv Rally

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses supporters at Tel Aviv's Rabin Square. March 15, 2015. Photo: Luke Vargas/TRNS

Trailing in the polls ahead of Tuesday elections, the Israeli Prime Minister says he’s confident his supporters can help ‘close the gap.’

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Feature: Arab Spring Culminates in Tunisian Presidential Election

A woman inks her finger before casting her vote in Tunisia's presidential election. November 23, 2014. Photo: Luke Vargas/TRNS

Tunisians voted to elect a new president on Sunday, bringing full circle the democratic aspirations first articulated in the Arab Spring revolutions of 2011.

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TRNS Feature: American Wins Top Children’s Peace Prize

American Neha Gupta, 18, was awarded the International Children’s Peace Prize in The Hague on Tuesday. TRNS correspondent Luke Vargas recaps the ceremony.

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Interview: Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

TRNS spoke with the 2014 prize winner in The Hague to discuss children, technology, the failings of the traditional model of charity.

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Defying Ferguson’s Curfew

TRNS’ on-the-ground perspective of early Sunday morning’s unrest in Ferguson.

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Listen: Curfew Looms In Ferguson

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Five hours before the curfew was set to go into effect, police appear to have blocked off Ferguson’s main strip.

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Robbery Report Sparks New Concerns In Ferguson

The report was met with both skepticism and safety concerns.

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Watch: Tension Lingers in Ferguson

On the ground in Ferguson, Missouri

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LISTEN: The Day Ahead – March 31, 2015

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A deadline for Iranian nuclear negotiations, U.S.-Cuba talks resume and a third annual Syria humanitarian fund-raising conference begins in Kuwait.

Iran Nuclear Deadline Nears… Again

Will negotiators meet the March 31 deadline?

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 30, 2015

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The Italian Coast Guard mobilizes to prevent Islamic State attacks from Libya while the U.S. pursues ‘psy-ops’ in Raqqa, Syria.

Assad: ISIL Is Expanding In Syria

And there have been 1,300 coalition airstrikes against ISIL targets in the country since last summer.

Obama Pays Tribute At Edward M. Kennedy Institute Opening

“What more fitting tribute, what better testament to the life of Ted Kennedy, than this place that he left for a new generation of Americans — a monument not to himself but to what we, the people, have the power to do together,” Obama said.

Connecticut To Halt State-Funded Travel To Indiana Over ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill

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“When new laws turn back the clock on progress, we can’t sit idly by. We are sending a message that discrimination won’t be tolerated,” Gov. Malloy said.