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KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: President Trump has recognized Jerusalem as the capital Israel, but that doesn’t change Palestinian aspirations for a capital in part of the city. One thing that could strengthen these Palestinian claims would be national political institutions. NPR’s Daniel Estrin looks at how Israel has worked for decades to limit those institutions, whether [...]

A train carrying crude oil derailed in Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada in 2013 and the ensuing explosions and fire killed dozens of people. A jury acquitted three railroad employees of related charges on Friday. Paul Chiasson/AP hide caption toggle caption Paul Chiasson/AP A train carrying crude oil derailed in Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada in 2013 [...]

Protesters outside the courthouse where 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judges were hearing Hawaii’s challenge last month to the Trump administration’s latest travel ban. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption toggle caption Ted S. Warren/AP Protesters outside the courthouse where 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judges were hearing Hawaii’s challenge last month to the Trump administration’s [...]

Bottles of Moutai baijiu liquor, seen here in a 2012 photo, have become scarce in many Chinese stores, even as spirits maker Kweichow Moutai has seen its stock soar in the past year. Sheng Li/Reuters hide caption toggle caption Sheng Li/Reuters Bottles of Moutai baijiu liquor, seen here in a 2012 photo, have become scarce [...]

Syrian Kurds take cover from the rain after crossing the border between Syria and Turkey. Bulent Kilic /AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Bulent Kilic /AFP/Getty Images Syrian Kurds take cover from the rain after crossing the border between Syria and Turkey. Bulent Kilic /AFP/Getty Images It wouldn’t make any sense to send a French-speaking [...]

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford speaking reporters in Auckland, New Zealand. Hannah Peters/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Hannah Peters/Getty Images New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford speaking reporters in Auckland, New Zealand. Hannah Peters/Getty Images The prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, [...]

The advent of shared bikes and food delivery service apps have led to an unprecedented amount of clutter on the sidewalks of China’s largest city. Where pedestrians once walked freely, they now have to compete with speeding electric scooters belonging to armies of food delivery men along limited sidewalk space due to heaps of shared [...]

A boy carries a sack of grain from a dugout canoe to shore in the village of Ambohitsara in eastern Madagascar, characterized as a low-income country by the World Bank. Samantha Reinders for NPR hide caption toggle caption Samantha Reinders for NPR A boy carries a sack of grain from a dugout canoe to shore [...]

A man gets ready to let one loose. Not pictured: all the folks around him diving for cover. CSA-Printstock/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption toggle caption CSA-Printstock/Getty Images/iStockphoto A man gets ready to let one loose. Not pictured: all the folks around him diving for cover. CSA-Printstock/Getty Images/iStockphoto Now, there is ample reason for you to cover [...]

NPR’s Kelly McEvers speaks with Tareq Baconi, a visiting scholar with Columbia University’s Middle East Institute, about ISIS’ declaration of war against Hamas. The two organizations have a history of animosity that could rock an already volatile region of the Middle East. Article source: https://www.npr.org/2018/01/15/578172703/what-effect-isis-declaration-of-war-against-hamas-could-have-in-the-middle-east?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world