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Archive for September, 2008

Remembering the bonbon bombers of Berlin

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Remembering the bonbon bombers of Berlin

Germans and Americans celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, the 15-month operation that flew food and coal into Berlin during the Soviet blockade in 1948.

Posted: September 30, 2008 20:26   Comments: 12
Ecuador overhauls constitution

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Ecuador overhauls constitution

Ecuador's new constitution includes provisions for increased presidential power, homosexual rights and nature preservation.

Posted: September 30, 2008 19:02   Comments: 0
Modern-day pirate attacks threaten the high seas

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Modern-day pirate attacks threaten the high seas

Modern-day pirate attacks are increasing around the around the world. Rob Crilly discusses the pirate situation in Somalia.

Posted: September 30, 2008 18:54   Comments: 0
China’s tainted milk spills into Hong Kong and Macau

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China’s tainted milk spills into Hong Kong and Macau

Michael Zhao of the Asia Society Center on U.S.-China Relations discusses Unilever's recall of the Lipton brand milk-tea powder.

Posted: September 30, 2008 18:35   Comments: 0
World credit markets remain frozen

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World credit markets remain frozen

Mohannad Aama, managing director of Beam Capital Management, discusses the global upheaval in credit and fixed income markets.

Posted: September 30, 2008 18:02   Comments: 1
U.S. bailout failure rattles international markets

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U.S. bailout failure rattles international markets

News of the rejection of the U.S. government's $700 billion bailout has crossed oceans and rippled through international financial systems.

Posted: September 30, 2008 15:29   Comments: 1
British intelligence recruits spies on Facebook

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British intelligence recruits spies on Facebook

Britain's secret intelligence service is now looking for recruits on Facebook, a popular social networking site.

Posted: September 30, 2008 12:58   Comments: 1
Deadly bombings raise Iraq’s security concerns

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Deadly bombings raise Iraq’s security concerns

Ghassan Shabaneh discusses how the series of bombings in Baghdad over the weekend raise new security worries in Iraq.

Posted: September 29, 2008 18:20   Comments: 4
Syrians speculate on weekend bombing

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Syrians speculate on weekend bombing

Following bombings in Syria and Lebanon, bloggers and reporters look for reasons behind the attacks.

Posted: September 29, 2008 17:04   Comments: 0
Belarus election shuts out opposition

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Belarus election shuts out opposition

A Worldfocus contributing blogger examines the disputed parliamentary elections in Belarus.

Posted: September 29, 2008 11:02   Comments: 1
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