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Full Show: January 30, 2009

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Full Show: January 30, 2009

Watch the show from Friday, January 30: Elections in Iraq, tension in Davos, Delhi slums, week in review.

Posted: January 30, 2009 17:42   Comments: 0
Zimbabwe’s opposition party agrees to unity government

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Zimbabwe’s opposition party agrees to unity government

Zimbabwe's main opposition party said it will accept a power-sharing plan and join a unity government with President Robert Mugabe. The move underscores a growing sense in the region that Zimbabwe needed a political solution so it could address its growing humanitarian crisis.

Posted: January 30, 2009 17:27   Comments: 1
Week in review: Davos, George Mitchell and Afghanistan

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Week in review: Davos, George Mitchell and Afghanistan

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine discusses the week’s top stories: The economic forum in Davos, George Mitchell's mission in the Middle East and the situation in Afghanistan.

Posted: January 30, 2009 15:49   Comments: 8
Iraq hopeful as provincial elections approach

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Iraq hopeful as provincial elections approach

Michael Wahid Hanna of the Century Foundation discusses what's at stake in the upcoming provincial elections, how they differ from past elections and what they mean for Iraq's future.

Posted: January 30, 2009 15:26   Comments: 2
Tamil Tigers, Bolivia and health care in Singapore

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Tamil Tigers, Bolivia and health care in Singapore

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Posted: January 30, 2009 13:01   Comments: 0
Thailand’s Muslim insurgency solidifies in south

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Thailand’s Muslim insurgency solidifies in south

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the solidification of Thailand's Muslim insurgency and the government's approach to dealing with the separatist movement.

Posted: January 30, 2009 11:29   Comments: 4
Competing global forums tackle the economy

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Competing global forums tackle the economy

As several nations gather in Davos, Switzerland, for the 2009 World Economic Forum, others are meeting in Brazil for the World Social Forum. Both forums will focus on the global economy, though the Davos conference centers around policy and the Brazil meeting looks at social need.

Posted: January 30, 2009 11:23   Comments: 2
Government casts a shadow over Cuba’s natural beauty

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Government casts a shadow over Cuba’s natural beauty

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge writes about his experience reporting from Cuba on the Elián González story and recounts a nerve-wracking encounter with the Cuban government.

Posted: January 30, 2009 09:58   Comments: 2
Full Show: January 29, 2009

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Full Show: January 29, 2009

Watch the show from Thursday, January 29: Middle East conflict, unemployment, Health of Nations, Thai refugees.

Posted: January 29, 2009 17:50   Comments: 1
Home countries lure skilled immigrants away from U.S.

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Home countries lure skilled immigrants away from U.S.

Though the U.S. has often been called the "land of opportunity," the country is losing some of its top minds to companies overseas. In a phenomenon known as reverse brain drain, highly skilled immigrants to the U.S. are returning to their home countries.

Posted: January 29, 2009 17:15   Comments: 0
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