PRI's The World: 8/06/2014

August 06, 2014

PRI's The World: 8/06/2014

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August 06, 2014

Imagine thinking you've lost your family, only to reconnect decades later. That's what happened to an Argentinan grandmother who found her grandson 36 years after he was taken during the country's "dirty war." Also, the Russian government is threatening to break apart a family after ordering the American mother to leave the country immediately. Plus, Gaza's cement problem, using cows to mow lawns, and what you should do to protect your personal information from that Russian hacking ring.

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Conflict & Justice

How cement could de-rail the Gaza peace talks

With the cease-fire holding in Gaza, both sides are now facing the difficult task of negotiating a lasting truce. This involves huge political issues. But also some very mundane issues, which could de-rail any settlement. For instance, cement. Cement is obviously needed for reconstruction. But Israel doesn't want Hamas to re-build its tunnels.

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