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Argentina's President Dissolves Intelligence Agency, Citing Prosecutor's Death

A week after an Argentine prosecutor was found dead on the eve of his testimony about an alleged government cover-up of a terrorist attack, President Cristina Fernandez unveils a new plan.

Backed By U.S.-Led Coalition, Kurds Take Kobani From ISIS

The Syrian town was not seen as militarily important, but Islamic State propaganda bumped it up the list of targets.

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Looking At How Greece's New Government Will Fare In Eurozone

As Greece's Syriza party takes charge, NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute For International Economics, about what this means for Greece and the Eurozone.

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Journalist Documents Anti-Semitism In A Swedish City

Journalist Petter Ljunggren wore a Jewish skullcap and Star of David pendant to covertly film the anti-Semitism he experienced in the Swedish city of Malmo. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Ljunggren.

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Pakistan Not Fans Of India's Parading While Obama Present

Pakistanis have never liked watching the Indians parade their mighty rockets on their Republic Day, but the spectacle of them doing so in the company of U.S. president is causing many furrowed brows.

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Syrian Rebels Want To Fight Assad, But Now They'll Face ISIS

Moderate Syrian rebels took up arms to topple President Bashar Assad. But the U.S. is planning to train them to fight against a different foe, the self-declared Islamic State, instead.

U.S. Drone Strikes Target Suspected Al-Qaida Militants In Yemen

The strikes come just days after Yemen's the U.S.-backed government resigned in the face of an uprising by Shiite Houthi rebels, effectively leaving the country with no government.

India's Modi Makes A Name For Himself — Literally — In Meeting With Obama

The Indian prime minister wore a suit with pinstripes that read "Narendra Damodardas Modi." The reaction on social media was scathing, but Modi is often lauded for his fashion choices.

Greece's Left-Wing Prime Minister Takes Charge

Alexis Tsipras, who led Syriza to a momentous win in the parliamentary election, was sworn in today amid fears about what his win means for the country's bailout agreements with the European Union.

Obama Attends India's Republic Day Celebrations

The president became the first U.S. head of state to attend a parade to mark the day India adopted its constitution.

Anti-Austerity Gains Steam In Europe

January 27, 2015
Leader of Syriza left-wing party Alexis Tsipras speaks to his supporters outside Athens University Headquarters, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. A triumphant Alexis Tsipras told Greeks that his radical left Syriza party's win in Sunday's early general election meant an end to austerity and humiliation and that the country's regular and often fraught debt inspections were a thing of the past. (AP)

A leftist victory in Greece, and anti-austerity pushback across Europe. We’ll ask where this goes.

Bloom Of Arab Spring Fades In Egypt

January 26, 2015
Egyptian protesters shout slogans during a demonstration against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and marking the fourth anniversary of the 2011 uprising, on January 25, 2015 in the capital Cairo.

Protests in Egypt erupted on the fourth anniversary of the Arab Spring. Thanassis Cambanis’ new book explores why Egypt had a revolution and why it failed.

One Greek’s View On The Election

January 26, 2015
The world is waiting to see how Greece's new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras takes on the country's economic problems, but some locals don't believe he can deliver. (Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images)

Athens art gallery owner Christina Androulidaki says she’s not sure Alexis Tsipras can live up to his promises to renegotiate the bailout.

What’s The Future Of The Euro In Greece?

January 26, 2015
Newly elected Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has vowed to end austerity policies and renegotiate the country's debt, triggering questions about whether Greece will continue to use the Euro. (Danial Roland/AFP/Getty Images)

NPR’s Marilyn Geewax discusses the future of the euro in Greece and why the country would consider a different currency.

Obama And Modi Aim To Strengthen U.S.-India Ties

January 26, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama (center), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) and Indian President Pranab Mukherjee (left) attend a reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, the Presidential Palace, in New Delhi on January 26, 2015. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

India political scholar Sumit Ganguly discusses the negotiations and the political climate shaped by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Obama Celebrates Republic Day In India

January 26, 2015
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) greets U.S. President Barack Obama as he arrives to attend India's Republic Day Parade in New Delhi on January 26, 2015. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

NPR’s Scott Horsley, who is traveling with the president, discusses the trip and why it’s getting some negative headlines in Pakistan.

Transition And Unease In The Arabian Peninsula

January 26, 2015
Yemeni protesters gather during a demonstration to show their support to Houthi Shiite rebels in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015.  (AP)

Yemen in turmoil, a new king in Saudi Arabia. We’ll look at what’s next for the Arabian Peninsula. Plus: the President’s trip to the Indian subcontinent.

PGA Champions Tour, Golf’s Senior Circuit, Turns 35

January 24, 2015
Hale Irwin just missed this put in 2014 at the 3M Championship in Blaine, Minnesota, but he's made plenty of others. His 45 Champions Tour wins are a record. (Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

After 35 years, the PGA’s Champions Tour is still extending older golfers’ careers. And this week, the tour announced a major business deal. OAG’s Doug Tribou talks with golf great Hale Irwin and others about the history and future of the tour.

Boyish Engineer-Turned-Protester Could Be Next Greek Prime Minister

January 23, 2015
Opposition leader and head of radical leftist Syriza party Alexis Tsipras leaves a news conference in Athens January 23, 2015. (MIlos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Greeks will elect a new government on Sunday, and the new prime minister could be a charismatic leftist named Alexis Tsipras.

Ebola Denial Still A ‘Huge Problem,’ Despite Few New Cases In Guinea

January 23, 2015
A Guinean student gets his temperature checked on January 19, 2015 as he enters at the Oumou Diaby school in the Ratoma area of Conakry as students head back to school after nearly four months of school recess due to the Ebola outbreak. (Cellou Binani/AFP/Getty Images)

The number of new Ebola cases in Guinea is dropping steadily, but there are still places where people are performing unsafe burials.

How ‘The Good War’ In Afghanistan Went Bad

January 23, 2015
In his new book "The Good War," Jack Fairweather writes that the war in Afghanistan could turn out to be the defining tragedy of the 21st century. (thegoodwar.com)

Jack Fairweather’s new book argues the war could turn out to be the defining tragedy of the 21st century.

What Now For The Arab Spring?

January 23, 2015
Yemeni protesters shout slogans during a rally against against the control of capital the by Shiite Huthi rebels on January 23, 2015 in the capital Sanaa.

The collapse of Yemen’s government raises concerns that it will become more of a breeding ground for extremism.

Saudi Arabia In Transition After King Abdullah’s Death

January 23, 2015
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud speaks with the U.S. Secretary of State during a meeting at the King's desert encampment on January 5, 2014 in Rawdat al-Khuraim. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Yochi Dreazen of Foreign Policy discusses King Abdullah’s legacy, the transition and the challenges facing the new king.

Week In The News: State Of The Union, Yemen Crisis, 'DeflateGate'

January 23, 2015
A Cuban flag and an American flag stand in the press room during the second day of talks between U.S. and Cuban officials, in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. (AP)

President Obama comes out swinging in his State of the Union. High level talks in Cuba. Japanese hostages. “American Sniper” controversy. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Yemen President Resigns Under Pressure From Rebels

January 22, 2015
Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi is pictured on Jan, 21. 2014, in Sanaa, Yemen. Hadi submited his resignation Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, over a standoff with Shiite rebels who control the capital. (Yemen's Defense Ministry via AP)

Presidential officials said Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi resigned after being pressured to make concessions to the rebels, known as Houthis.

Co-Founder Of Harvard Negotiation Program: ‘Get To Yes With Yourself’

January 21, 2015
Delegations of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and former EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, sit around the negotiations table during their talks on Iran in Vienna, Austria Nov. 24, 2014. (Joe Klamar/AP)

Negotiation is likely a part of your daily life. Whether it’s with your spouse or your children, your boss or your colleagues — we all deal with conflict. So, what could get you to win-win solutions?

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