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Watch The Sesame Street Muppets play a Tiny Desk Concert. June 10, 2019 | Bob Boilen — This just in: The Muppets have arrived at NPR! The news has stopped!Count von Count and the NPR kids count us down: 5 … 4 … 3 … 2 … 1! And there they are at the Tiny […]

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Protests Resume In Georgian Capital For Fourth Night

on June 23, 2019

TBILISI — Thousands of demonstrators have gathered for a fourth day in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, calling for the resignations of some top officials and early elections. The protest on June 23 began at around 7 p.m. local time with people gathering in front of the parliament building on Rustaveli Avenue in central Tbilisi. Some […]

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Ukraine: Discrimination against War-Zone Pensioners

on June 14, 2019

Each month, about one million people cross through checkpoints like Stanytsia Luhanska in east Ukraine. More than half are older people traveling into areas under Ukrainian control to collect social benefit payments. Between January and early April, according to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), at least 19 people died while crossing […]

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The Tank Man (full film) | FRONTLINE

on June 4, 2019

On June 4, 1989, Chinese troops expelled thousands of demonstrators from Tiananmen Square, killing an unknown number. One day later, a lone protester stood his ground before a column of tanks. The iconic image of the Tank Man, captured by Western photographers, was one China never wanted the world to see. In 2006, FRONTLINE investigated […]

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