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Chinese ships navigate Somalia’s waters

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Chinese ships navigate Somalia’s waters

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the announcement that China plans to send at least three ships to Somalia to protect its vessels from rampant piracy and assesses the Asian country's naval ambitions.

Posted: December 22, 2008 14:14   Comments: 0
Vatican approves “godcasted” prayer book

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Vatican approves “godcasted” prayer book

The Vatican has approved an iPhone application for the first time. "iBreviary" is a prayer book available on iTunes and created by Italian priest Father Paolo Padrini.

Posted: December 22, 2008 12:43   Comments: 1
Friday, December 19, 2008

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Friday, December 19, 2008

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Posted: December 19, 2008 17:32   Comments: 2
Week in review: Iraqi shoes, Gaza and Zimbabwe

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Week in review: Iraqi shoes, Gaza and Zimbabwe

Carla Robbins of The New York Times and Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine discuss the week's top stories.

Posted: December 19, 2008 15:46   Comments: 5
Iraqi shoes, prescription drugs and OPEC

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Iraqi shoes, prescription drugs and OPEC

Iraqi shoes, prescription drugs and OPEC. Know your news? Take the quiz.

Posted: December 19, 2008 15:27   Comments: 0
U.N. divided over gay rights declaration

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U.N. divided over gay rights declaration

Sixty-six of the 192 United Nations member countries signed a nonbinding declaration to decriminalize homosexuality, while another 60 supported a rival statement introduced by Syria.

Posted: December 19, 2008 14:05   Comments: 2
Russian warships visit Cold War ally Cuba

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Russian warships visit Cold War ally Cuba

Christopher Sabatini of the Council of the Americas discusses Russian warships docking in Havana and potential changes to Cuba-U.S. relations under Barack Obama.

Posted: December 19, 2008 13:42   Comments: 3
African nations unite against Ugandan rebel group

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African nations unite against Ugandan rebel group

Uganda, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo mounted a joint offensive against Uganda’s anti-government Lord's Resistance Army this week. A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes that broader efforts to combat the violence are needed.

Posted: December 19, 2008 13:20   Comments: 1
Castro proposes prisoner swap with U.S.

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Castro proposes prisoner swap with U.S.

Cuban President Raul Castro has proposed a prisoner swap with the U.S., suggesting a trade of the "Cuban Five" for dissidents imprisoned in Cuba.

Posted: December 19, 2008 13:18   Comments: 1
Thursday, December 18, 2008

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Thursday, December 18, 2008

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Posted: December 18, 2008 17:59   Comments: 4
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