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Africa
3:32 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Cairo Protests Sparked By Anti-Islam Trailer Continue

Originally published on Thu September 13, 2012 10:19 pm

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MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

Now to Cairo, where there was third day of confrontations sparked by anger over an anti-Muslim video made in the U.S. Outside the American embassy, rock-throwing protestors battled with police wielding teargas canisters. Protestors are demanding the removal of the U.S. ambassador and punishment for the people who made the video. NPR's Leila Fadel reports on that scene from Cairo.

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Animals
3:32 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

New Monkey Species Identified In Africa

Originally published on Thu September 13, 2012 3:48 pm

Melissa Block speaks with conservation biologist John Hart about his recent discovery of a new species of monkey in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Middle East
3:32 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Protests Against Anti-Islam Video Spread To Yemen

Originally published on Thu September 13, 2012 10:19 pm

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AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

Anger over the film has fueled not only the violent protest in Libya but also demonstrations in Cairo and in Yemen. Today in Sanaa, Yemen's capital, protesters marched on the U.S. Embassy, hurling rocks and burning cars.

For more on the day's events, we go now to Sanaa and Iona Craig, who is there reporting for the Times of London and USA Today. Welcome, Iona.

IONA CRAIG: Hi, there.

CORNISH: And to begin, can you describe the scene there today? What did you see?

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Music Reviews
3:15 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

ZZ Top: Taking The Blues Back To The Future

ZZ Top's new album, La Futura, is its first in nine years.
Ross Halfin

Originally published on Thu September 13, 2012 10:19 pm

Over the years, ZZ Top has stayed contemporary: dabbling in new wave, flirting with grunge and techno, making goofy music videos, even using a drum machine. But the band has never strayed too far from its classic amalgam of electric blues, garage rock and greasy grooves. On their new album, La Futura, the members sound like their old selves.

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World Cafe
3:05 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Eme Alfonso On World Cafe

Eme Alfonso.
WXPN

Originally published on Tue September 25, 2012 9:57 am

All month, World Cafe invites listeners to discover the music of Havana, Cuba with the series Sense of Place.

"I always try to find art in everything I do, because I believe in music as a way of life. For me it's like a game, to mix everything I learn with my roots."

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