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Young protestors march near Taksim Square on June 3, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Turkish Police Try to Keep Peace Amid Anti-Government Protests


A small demonstration of residents hoping to save a park from being destroyed has morphed into anti-government clashes between demonstrators and police in cities across…read more


Jordan Struggles to Cope with Influx of Syrian Refugees


Click to download video The ongoing conflict in Syria has forced many families to abandon their homes and flee the country in order to survive.…read more


China Looks to U.S. to Feed It’s Growing Demand for Pork


Click to download video Chinese meat consumption has quadrupled over the past 30 years, making it the largest pork consumer in the world. Now, this…read more


Bangladesh Garment Workers Walk Out on Poor Factory Conditions


Click to download video Nearly a month after a garment factory collapse killed over 1,000 workers in Bangladesh, some workers are now walking off the…read more

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Are You Willing to Alter Your Fashion for Ethics?


Every month, NewsHour Extra partners with KQED Edspace in San Francisco to produce Do Now, a classroom activity that promotes social media discussion of current…read more

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