PRI's The World: 5/14/14

May 14, 2014

PRI's The World: 5/14/14

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May 14, 2014

A deadly fire at a mine in Turkey sparks anger. Also, a look at why C-section rates in Brazil are so high. And it's Colombia, not Columbia. A campaign to get the rest of the world to spell the country's name right.

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Conflict & Justice

No accredited Western reporters remain to witness a huge military offensive against al-Qaeda in Yemen

One of the largest military offensives against al-Qaeda in Yemen, involving US air strikes and Yemeni ground troops, began about three weeks ago. At the same time, there's been an uptick in the number of attacks, kidnappings and assassinations in Yemen's capital. But the number of Western journalists there to cover it has dwindled to zero in recent days.

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