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Worldfocus Extended Coverage Pages

Extended Coverage

Worldfocus Extended Coverage Pages

Worldfocus.org builds out extended coverage pages to focus on key international countries and themes: Voices of Iran; Stateless to Statehood; Politics and Pop Culture; Behind the Korean; Crisis in Congo, and more.

Posted: November 6, 2009 18:22   Comments: 0
Week in Review: Afghan election and Italian court ruling

Week in Review

Week in Review: Afghan election and Italian court ruling

Carla Robbins of The New York Times and James Rubin of Columbia University discuss Hamid Karzai's second term and the worsening security situation in Afghanistan. They also examine the fallout from a landmark case in Italy involving the alleged CIA abduction and "rendition" of a Muslim cleric.

Posted: November 6, 2009 15:10   Comments: 5
Italian soldiers killed by blast in Afghanistan

Interview (video)

Italian soldiers killed by blast in Afghanistan

Italy lost six of its troops in Afghanistan to a suicide car bombing on Thursday. Alessandra Baldini, the New York bureau chief of the Italian news agency ANSA, discusses how Italians view the war in Afghanistan and the Obama administration.

Posted: September 17, 2009 15:06   Comments: 6
Rome Metro’s Line C runs into ruins

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Rome Metro’s Line C runs into ruins

As the city of Rome makes progress on its third underground metro line, archaeologists are helping builders avoid ruins near the new Venezia station. One-third of Line C's stations are in areas with significant ruins.

Posted: September 17, 2009 12:41   Comments: 1
Karzai defends integrity of Afghan election

How You See It

Karzai defends integrity of Afghan election

Afghan President Hamid Karzai continues to defend the country's election against accusations of fraud. Should the U.S. demand a recount or accept the results? Tell us what you think.

Posted: September 17, 2009 07:49   Comments: 13
Obama meets with Pope Benedict XVI for first time

Interview (video)

Obama meets with Pope Benedict XVI for first time

Following the G-8 summit in Italy, U.S. President Barack Obama met in Rome with Pope Benedict XVI. The two men greeted each other warmly, with Obama characterizing the meeting positively -- despite their differences over issues like stem cell research and abortion. Reverend Drew Christiansen of "America" magazine discusses the meeting.

Posted: July 10, 2009 12:04   Comments: 1
The three-ring G-8 summit

Nina Hachigian (blog)

The three-ring G-8 summit

There are a lot of problems surrounding the current G-8 summit in Italy, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian, but the underlying trouble is the G-8 itself. The world simply needs a different set of countries at the high table of global governance to tackle today's challenges.

Posted: July 8, 2009 13:44   Comments: 3
Earthquake survivors in Italy, still in tents, begin to heal

Perspectives

Earthquake survivors in Italy, still in tents, begin to heal

After an earthquake struck central Italy in April, killing more than 300 people and displacing 65,000, more than a thousand survivors are still living in tents. A Worldfocus contributing blogger visits the town of L’Aquila in Italy and describes the efforts of volunteers.

Posted: May 28, 2009 11:55   Comments: 0
Death toll climbs after earthquake jolts central Italy

Blogwatch

Death toll climbs after earthquake jolts central Italy

A strong earthquake struck central Italy overnight, killing at least 207, injuring more than 1,500 and leaving tens of thousands homeless. Italy had earlier dismissed a scientist who predicted a devastating earthquake.

Posted: April 6, 2009 13:28   Comments: 4
European immigration: France, Germany and Italy

Signature Series

European immigration: France, Germany and Italy

Worldfocus' signature series on European immigration from France, Germany and Italy.

Posted: November 20, 2008 11:26   Comments: 1
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