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Egypt’s journalists fight for free speech

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Egypt’s journalists fight for free speech

Egyptian writers, reporters and bloggers face restrictions when expressing their views.

Posted: October 23, 2008 23:27   Comments: 1
Egyptian bloggers cite censorship, arrest and torture

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Egyptian bloggers cite censorship, arrest and torture

Worldfocus spoke with Egyptian bloggers about freedom, the press and taking blogging to the streets -- or behind bars.

Posted: October 23, 2008 16:56   Comments: 5
Hunger epidemic worsens for Somali children

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Hunger epidemic worsens for Somali children

Over 400,000 people arrived at refugee camps, driven from Mogadishu by fighting and escalating violence. Drought, poor harvests and a civil war that began in 1991 have ravaged the country.

Posted: October 23, 2008 14:58   Comments: 0
Israel considers Saudi peace plan

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Israel considers Saudi peace plan

Journalist Udi Segal and Professor Alon Ben-Meir discuss the significance of the Israeli president's talks with Egypt.

Posted: October 23, 2008 14:10   Comments: 0
Egyptian women choose the veil

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Egyptian women choose the veil

Though some in the Western world view the veil as a symbol of oppression, for women in Egypt the hijab takes on different meanings.

Posted: October 22, 2008 15:27   Comments: 12
Remembering Somalia before the pirate attacks

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Remembering Somalia before the pirate attacks

Producer Bryan Myers tells a story from his coverage of the 1990s civil war in Somalia.

Posted: October 22, 2008 13:58   Comments: 0
Somalia struggles with famine, fear and flight

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Somalia struggles with famine, fear and flight

Dr. Maximo Migliori of Doctors Without Borders describes the scene at the village of Ahwar in southern Yemen, where refugees wash up on shore -- dead and alive.

Posted: October 22, 2008 13:38   Comments: 1
Egyptians express views on America

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Egyptians express views on America

Egypt has one of the longest-running political and military U.S. alliances in the Middle East, but the U.S.- Egypt relationship continues to evolve.

Posted: October 21, 2008 12:37   Comments: 3
Sailing along the Nile in Egypt

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Sailing along the Nile in Egypt

Producer Sally Garner recounts the conversations she had with Egyptians while bobbing along the Nile.

Posted: October 21, 2008 10:35   Comments: 0
Unemployment claims reach historic highs

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Unemployment claims reach historic highs

As the U.S. deals with the fallout of the financial crisis, unemployment claims have reached historic highs. But citizens around the world are increasingly finding themselves out of a job.

Posted: October 17, 2008 12:58   Comments: 1
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