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Archive for August, 2009

Fraud, threats and lack of women mark Afghan elections

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Fraud, threats and lack of women mark Afghan elections

Karin von Hippel of the Center for Strategic and International Studies recently returned from monitoring the elections in Afghanistan. She discusses how the security situation affected election turnout.

Posted: August 31, 2009 16:47   Comments: 40
Full Show: August 31, 2009

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Full Show: August 31, 2009

Watch the show from Monday, August 31: Election landslide in Japan, the British prime minister in Afghanistan, the freed Lockerbie bomber in Libya and a new approach to fighting AIDS in South Africa.

Posted: August 31, 2009 16:36   Comments: 1
What is the “human terrain” in Afghanistan?

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What is the “human terrain” in Afghanistan?

The U.S. has been sending civilian anthropologists into war zones to better understand the needs of local communities. Journalist Vanessa Gezari of the Pulitzer Center reports on the Human Terrain program. Ask her your questions now.

Posted: August 31, 2009 12:02   Comments: 7
About Worldfocus Anchor Daljit Dhaliwal

About Worldfocus Anchor Daljit Dhaliwal




Posted: August 31, 2009 11:27   Comments: 163
Opposition landslide victory ushers in new era in Japan

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Opposition landslide victory ushers in new era in Japan

Yukio Hatoyama will usher in a new era of progressive and more liberal politics and government in Japan. Kenji Kohno is the Washington bureau chief of the Japanese television network NHK and discusses what this historic election means for Japan and U.S. relations.

Posted: August 31, 2009 11:03   Comments: 1
Worldfocus welcomes Daljit Dhaliwal to the anchor chair

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Worldfocus welcomes Daljit Dhaliwal to the anchor chair

Daljit Dhaliwal takes over the anchor desk at Worldfocus, bringing a new perspective to international news each weeknight.

Posted: August 31, 2009 09:34   Comments: 156
Full Show: August 28, 2009

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Full Show: August 28, 2009

Watch the show from Friday, August 28: Election fraud in Afghanistan, national elections, unemployment and the youth in Japan and malaria in sub-Saharan Africa.

Posted: August 28, 2009 17:06   Comments: 8
Malaria still kills more than a million people a year

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Malaria still kills more than a million people a year

The mosquito-borne disease malaria kills more than one million people each year -- most of them in sub-Saharan Africa. Shravan Vidyarthi and Christina MacGillivray of the International Reporting Project report from Kenya and Michael Novacek discusses the challenges of fighting malaria.

Posted: August 28, 2009 14:41   Comments: 8
Week in Review: Afghanistan, Iran and the global economy

Week in Review

Week in Review: Afghanistan, Iran and the global economy

Garrick Utley of the Levin Institute and Rana Foroohar of Newseek discuss the top stories of the week: War and elections in Afghanistan, potential sanctions against Iran and the global economy.

Posted: August 28, 2009 14:20   Comments: 7
Youth, unemployment rally opposition in Japan’s elections

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Youth, unemployment rally opposition in Japan’s elections

In Japan, unemployment soars on the eve of national elections. A youth movement is sweeping the country, and the party that has ruled Japan for decades may be on the way out.

Posted: August 28, 2009 10:15   Comments: 0
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