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Hillary Clinton returns to Asia to seal diplomatic deals

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Hillary Clinton returns to Asia to seal diplomatic deals

Hillary Clinton is off to Asia, her second trip there since she took office. Right away, she became the first Secretary of State in four decades to go to Asia before Europe. Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian writes that the Obama Administration is playing its cards well on Asia so far.

Posted: January 13, 2010 12:04   Comments: 1
Thailand’s commuters face unending gridlock

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Thailand’s commuters face unending gridlock

In the Thai capital of Bangkok, traffic is an unpleasant fact of life year-round, reports Worldfocus partner Al Jazeera English.

Posted: August 14, 2009 10:37   Comments: 1
Week in review: Afghanistan, Clinton in Asia and Biden

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Week in review: Afghanistan, Clinton in Asia and Biden

Dan Rather of "Dan Rather Reports" and Ian Bremmer of Eurasia Group discuss the week's top stories: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's trip to Asia, the escalating war in Afghanistan and Vice President Joe Biden's trip to Ukraine and Georgia.

Posted: July 24, 2009 15:17   Comments: 3
Millions in Asia turn eyes to the sky for total solar eclipse

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Millions in Asia turn eyes to the sky for total solar eclipse

The longest solar eclipse of the 21st century occured on Wednesday morning in Asia, with millions watching. There were different reactions to the phenomenon across Asia, from tourists in India to religious rituals in Thailand.

Posted: July 22, 2009 11:00   Comments: 1
As H1N1 flu subsides in Mexico, others prepare for outbreak

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As H1N1 flu subsides in Mexico, others prepare for outbreak

Worldfocus explores the outbreak of the H1N1 flu virus in this special report. While the infection rate seems to be subsiding in Mexico for now, many other countries are preparing for potential outbreaks, either now or later in the year when the typical flu season begins again in the northern hemisphere.

Posted: May 5, 2009 14:28   Comments: 4
World markets rally in response to U.S. bank rescue plan

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World markets rally in response to U.S. bank rescue plan

Peter Coy of BusinessWeek magazine discusses how major world markets responded to the Obama administration's bank rescue plan and foreign banks being bailed out by U.S. taxpayers.

Posted: March 23, 2009 13:55   Comments: 0
Financial crisis upsets global economic order

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Financial crisis upsets global economic order

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes that global leaders have stepped up efforts to coordinate economic action, and that this level of global cooperation is unprecedented and will change the face of the world's economic order.

Posted: March 5, 2009 11:42   Comments: 2
Obama calls for new strategies in Pakistan, Afghanistan

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Obama calls for new strategies in Pakistan, Afghanistan

Shuja Nawaz of The Atlantic Council discusses U.S efforts in Afghanistan and Pakistan and President Barack Obama's statement that the U.S. will forge new strategies in the region.

Posted: February 25, 2009 17:10   Comments: 2
Clinton calls North Korea’s future leadership uncertain

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Clinton calls North Korea’s future leadership uncertain

Charles Armstrong of Columbia University discusses how U.S. Secretary of State Clinton will be received in South Korea, what her agenda will be and policy towards North Korea.

Posted: February 19, 2009 10:12   Comments: 2
No. Korea spews blustery rhetoric as Clinton arrives in So.

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No. Korea spews blustery rhetoric as Clinton arrives in So.

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to South Korea as North Korea announces that it is ready for war with South Korea and may be testing a long-range missile.

Posted: February 19, 2009 09:19   Comments: 0
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