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The Pakistani Taliban has selected a new and ruthless leader. Also, how the NSA surveillance leaks might change the way we think of our fictional spies. Plus, Spain's elusive street artist, known simply as "Señor X."
New York elects a new mayor. We ask what that means for this global city. Plus, Congo starts a new chapter as a rebel group there chooses to disarm. And, feminist graphic novelist Allison Bechdel inspires some movie theaters in Sweden to rate films based on women's presence in them.
How Syrian rebel factions are using social media to recruit, fund raise and spread their ideas. Also, we hear from 911 dispatchers in Arizona who regularly help migrants stranded trying to cross the border. Plus, why Indonesians are the heaviest Twitter users on the planet.
The debate over clemency for Edward Snowden and what "clemency" actually means in a legal context. Plus, the father of one of the Greenpeace activists currently imprisoned in Russia — who also once served time in a Soviet prison. And, Andy Warhol's visit to Iran in 1976.
We hear about the talking points issued by the NSA to the US officials defending its surveillance activities. Also, Iraq's prime minister asks President Obama for more US security aid. Plus, "The Story of Film" highlights global contributions to celluloid history.
Boston wins the World Series, but it's not just Boston celebrating. We hear from a fan in Ireland who went to great lengths to follow the post-season games. Also, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden gets a new IT job in Russia. And, what's the spookiest place in Israel? It could be the Tel Aviv bus station.