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Archive for February, 2009

Q&A: Canada’s role in the war in Afghanistan

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Q&A: Canada’s role in the war in Afghanistan

Worldfocus.org's radio show on Tuesday, March 3 will explore Canada's role in the war in Afghanistan. Ask your questions now.

Posted: February 27, 2009 19:17   Comments: 3
Full Show: February 27, 2009

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Full Show: February 27, 2009

Watch the show from Friday, February 27: Withdrawal from Iraq, Ukraine's economy, British bank losses, life in Darfur and the week in review.

Posted: February 27, 2009 17:55   Comments: 0
Iraqi corruption, AIDS in South Africa and Iranian nuclear power

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Iraqi corruption, AIDS in South Africa and Iranian nuclear power

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Posted: February 27, 2009 17:31   Comments: 0
Crime changes perception of Brazilian immigrants abroad

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Crime changes perception of Brazilian immigrants abroad

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes that several recent instances of crime by Brazilian immigrants, which have been widely publicized, have begun to change the way Brazilians are seen abroad.

Posted: February 27, 2009 15:25   Comments: 13
Obama announces 18-month withdrawal timetable for Iraq

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Obama announces 18-month withdrawal timetable for Iraq

U.S. President Barack Obama announced an 18-month timetable for the withdrawal of most -- but not all -- American forces from Iraq on Friday

Posted: February 27, 2009 14:24   Comments: 11
Week in review: Pakistan, Iran and human rights in China

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Week in review: Pakistan, Iran and human rights in China

Carla Robbins of The New York Times and Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine discuss the week’s top stories: Pakistan, Iran's nuclear ambitions and a war of words between China and the U.S. over human rights.

Posted: February 27, 2009 13:13   Comments: 3
U.S. State Dept. issues report on world human rights abuses

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U.S. State Dept. issues report on world human rights abuses

The State Department has issued a lengthy report evaluating human rights practices around the world, including China, Cuba and Venezuela.

Posted: February 27, 2009 11:37   Comments: 3
Embedded on a chopper in Afghanistan

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Embedded on a chopper in Afghanistan

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge does a lot of flying, but no flight has been so harrowing as one he took over Shahi Kot valley while embedded with troops in Afghanistan.

Posted: February 27, 2009 11:18   Comments: 1
Poor white South Africans blame reverse discrimination

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Poor white South Africans blame reverse discrimination

To some extent, the economic playing field has been leveled since the end of apartheid 15 years ago. But that has had another impact -- white poverty has doubled since 1994.

Posted: February 26, 2009 20:52   Comments: 57
Full Show: February 26, 2009

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Full Show: February 26, 2009

Watch the show from Thursday, February 26: Economic unrest, Iraq, Indian drug tests, white poverty in South Africa and the Holocaust.

Posted: February 26, 2009 17:58   Comments: 3
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