All Posts Tagged With: "death"

Death of Edward Kennedy reverberates in Ireland

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Death of Edward Kennedy reverberates in Ireland

As the tributes to late U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy continue, nowhere beyond the U.S. is his death reverberating more than in Ireland. Author Malachy McCourt discuss why Kennedy and his family resonated with the Irish.

Posted: August 27, 2009 15:55   Comments: 2
Thousands mourn Philippine “mother of democracy”

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Thousands mourn Philippine “mother of democracy”

Tens of thousand of Filipinos turned out in Manila on Wednesday for the funeral of the woman they called the mother of democracy -- Corazon Aquino. Aquino led the pro-democracy People Power revolution in the 1980s and was president of the Philippines for six years.

Posted: August 5, 2009 16:34   Comments: 0
Obama pledges review of alleged mass grave in Afghanistan

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Obama pledges review of alleged mass grave in Afghanistan

Seven years ago, investigators for Physicians for Human Rights discovered what appeared to be a mass grave in northern Afghanistan. The bodies, they were told, were those of Taliban fighters who had allegedly been mistreated. Susannah Sirkin of Physicians for Human Rights discusses the case.

Posted: July 23, 2009 11:48   Comments: 7
“Moonwalking” like Michael Jackson in Jerusalem

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“Moonwalking” like Michael Jackson in Jerusalem

Michael Jackson's death brought out a chorus of grief from across the globe. Worldfocus producers grew up listening to his music from their homes around the world -- from Jerusalem to Addis Ababa -- and share their recollections of this truly global star.

Posted: June 26, 2009 09:53   Comments: 2
South Korea mourns former president after suicide

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South Korea mourns former president after suicide

On Friday, tens of thousands of South Koreans lined the streets for the funeral of their former president, Roh Moo-hyun, who committed suicide. A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about experiencing the shared grief of the country.

Posted: June 4, 2009 15:14   Comments: 3
Egyptian businessman sentenced to death in singer’s slaying

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Egyptian businessman sentenced to death in singer’s slaying

In a case that has captivated the Arab world, multimillionaire Egyptian businessman Hisham Talaat Moustafa was sentenced to death on Thursday for his role in the killing of Lebanese pop singer Suzanne Tamim.

Posted: May 22, 2009 12:27   Comments: 4
Tune in: Online radio show on Russia’s population in peril

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Tune in: Online radio show on Russia’s population in peril

Facing dual threats of low birth rates and soaring mortality rates, the ethnic Russian population is aging and dying. Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored Russia's population decline. Paul Goble, Vladimir Lenskiy and Louisa Vinton joined the conversation. Listen now.

Posted: May 5, 2009 19:23   Comments: 0
Q&A: Ask your questions on Russia’s population in peril

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Q&A: Ask your questions on Russia’s population in peril

Facing dual threats of low birth rates and soaring mortality rates, the ethnic Russian population is aging and dying. Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored Russia's population decline. Paul Goble, Vladimir Lensky and Louisa Vinton joined the conversation. Listen now.

Posted: April 29, 2009 13:58   Comments: 1

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