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    • Behind a Roadside Hit in Malaysia, Israeli-Palestinian Intrigue

    • By: Hannah Beech, Ronen Bergman
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
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    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Fadi al-Batsh, a well-liked electrical engineering lecturer and devout family man, always had a smile for his friends and students in the seven years since he moved to Malaysia from his native Gaza.

    "Behind a Roadside Hit in Malaysia, Israeli-Palestinian Intrigue" is from the April 26, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Ronen Bergman and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • The New Yorker, October 2nd 2017 (Jia Tolentino, Hannah Beech, Peter Schjeldahl)

    • By: Jia Tolentino, Hannah Beech, Peter Schjeldahl
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
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    In this issue: "Madmen Theories" by Steve Coll; "Fallen Idol" by Hannah Beech; "A Woman's Work" by Jia Tolentino; "Beyond Beauty" by Peter Schjeldahl; "Spoken For" by Dan Chiasson; and "Unreliable Histories" by Anthony Lane.

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    • Four Swordsmen Attack Police in Indonesia Amid a Siege of Violence

    • By: Joe Cochrane, Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    JAKARTA, Indonesia — In the latest of a wave of apparent terrorist attacks in Indonesia, four sword-wielding men were shot dead Wednesday after ramming a car into a security checkpoint at a provincial police headquarters on the island of Sumatra and attacking officers, police said.

    "Four Swordsmen Attack Police in Indonesia Amid a Siege of Violence" is from the May 16, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Joe Cochrane and Hannah Beech and narrated by Kristi Burns. 

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    • ‘It Is All Gone,’ Say Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 11 mins
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    They stumble down muddy ravines and flooded creeks through miles of hills and jungle in Bangladesh, and thousands more come each day, in a line stretching to the monsoon-darkened horizon.

    "‘It Is All Gone,’ Say Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar" is from the September 02, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • A Much-Changed Icon, Aung San Suu Kyi Evades Rohingya Accusations

    • By: Richard C. Paddock, Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate and de facto leader of Myanmar, stood before a room of government officials and foreign dignitaries on Tuesday to at last, after weeks of international urging, address the plight of the country’s Rohingya ethnic minority.

    "A Much-Changed Icon, Aung San Suu Kyi Evades Rohingya Accusations" is from the September 19, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard C. Paddock and Hannah Beech and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • As Signs of a Mass Grave Emerge, Myanmar Cracks Down

    • By: Hannah Beech, Saw Nang
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Two journalists arrested last week in Myanmar had obtained photographs from residents of a village in which, the country’s army chief has said, a mass grave was found. The area is in northern Rakhine state, where a military campaign against Rohingya Muslims has raged for more than three months.

    "As Signs of a Mass Grave Emerge, Myanmar Cracks Down" is from the December 19, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Saw Nang and narrated by Archie Montgomery.

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    • Myanmar Threatens to Wipe Rohingya From Memory

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    A long-persecuted Muslim minority concentrated in Myanmar’s western state of Rakhine, the Rohingya have been deemed dangerous interlopers from neighboring Bangladesh. Today, they are mostly stateless, their very identity denied by the Buddhist-majority Myanmar state.

    "Myanmar Threatens to Wipe Rohingya From Memory" is from the December 02, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • U.S. Aircraft Carrier Arrives in Vietnam, With a Message for China

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    For the first time since the end of the Vietnam War, a U.S. aircraft carrier made a port call in Vietnam on Monday, signaling how China’s rise is bringing together former foes in a significant shift in the region’s geopolitical landscape.

    "U.S. Aircraft Carrier Arrives in Vietnam, With a Message for China" is from the March 05, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Rescuers Seek 10 Missing Sailors After U.S. Navy Ship and Tanker Collide

    • By: Hannah Beech, Motoko Rich
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Search teams scrambled Monday to determine the fate of 10 missing Navy sailors after a U.S. destroyer collided with an oil tanker off the coast of Singapore, the second accident involving a Navy ship and a cargo vessel in recent months.

    "Rescuers Seek 10 Missing Sailors After U.S. Navy Ship and Tanker Collide" is from the August 20, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Motoko Rich and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • As Malaysia Moves to Ban ‘Fake News,’ Worries About Who Decides the Truth

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — In highway billboards and radio announcements, the government of Malaysia is warning of a new enemy: “fake news.”

    "As Malaysia Moves to Ban ‘Fake News,’ Worries About Who Decides the Truth" is from the April 02, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Ex-Leader of Thailand Is Sentenced to 5 Years

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    When the Supreme Court of Thailand convicted former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of negligence and handed her a five-year prison sentence Wednesday, she was nowhere near the courthouse in Bangkok.

    "Ex-Leader of Thailand Is Sentenced to 5 Years" is from the September 28, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • U.S. Adviser Rebukes Suu Kyi: ‘I Don’t Want to Be Part of a Whitewash’

    • By: Hannah Beech and Rick Gladstone
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Delivering an unusual public rebuke, former Gov. Bill Richardson of New Mexico resigned Wednesday from a Myanmar advisory board on the Rohingya crisis, calling it a pro-government “cheerleading squad” and chastising the country’s civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, whom he has long considered a friend.

    "U.S. Adviser Rebukes Suu Kyi: ‘I Don’t Want to Be Part of a Whitewash’" is from the January 25, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Rick Gladstone and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Deported, and Sticking Out: ‘This Ain’t Home. America’s My Home.’

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — It was fish for breakfast and fish for lunch and fish for dinner.

    "Deported, and Sticking Out: ‘This Ain’t Home. America’s My Home.’" is from the March 11, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Reuters Reporters Are Charged in Myanmar With Obtaining State Secrets

    • By: Hannah Beech, Saw Nang
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Two journalists for the Reuters news agency were formally charged in Myanmar with obtaining state secrets, prosecutors said Wednesday, in a case seen as a key test of the country’s nascent political freedoms.

    "Reuters Reporters Are Charged in Myanmar With Obtaining State Secrets" is from the January 10, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Saw Nang and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Will the Rohingya Ever Return Home?

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 9 mins
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    A senior Cabinet minister and army general from Myanmar arrived in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Thursday to discuss a trouble-plagued scheme to repatriate Rohingya Muslims who fled military assaults and now are in camps in Bangladesh.

    "Will the Rohingya Ever Return Home?" is from the February 15, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Philippine Ferry Capsizes, but Vast Majority of Passengers Are Saved

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 2 mins
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    At least four people died when a ferry capsized in the Philippines on Thursday morning, renewing concerns about maritime safety in the archipelagic nation. By evening, 240 of the 251 people who were aboard the vessel, the Mercraft 3, had been rescued, according to the Philippine Office of Civil Defense. Seven people were still unaccounted for.

    "Philippine Ferry Capsizes, but Vast Majority of Passengers Are Saved" is from the December 21, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Naval Vessels, Shadowy by Intent, Are Hard for Commercial Ships to Spot

    • By: Keith Bradsher, Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The tropical sky off Singapore was utterly dark when an oil tanker plowed into the side of the U.S. destroyer USS John S. McCain before dawn Monday — but the moonless night may have been only one of the reasons the tanker’s crew may have had trouble seeing a warship in their path.

    "Naval Vessels, Shadowy by Intent, Are Hard for Commercial Ships to Spot" is from the August 25, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Keith Bradsher and Hannah Beech and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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