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Top 15 Worldfocus Signature Stories of 2009

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Top 15 Worldfocus Signature Stories of 2009

Our signature stories delve into issues around the world -- from the long-term effects of Agent Orange in Vietnam and escalating gang violence in Mexico to discrimination against whites in South Africa and Afghan immigrants in Iran. See our best Signature videos of the year.

Posted: December 24, 2009 16:21   Comments: 3
Germany to require immigrants to sign integration contracts

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Germany to require immigrants to sign integration contracts

Germany has plan for an "integration contracts" that new immigrants must sign, laying out services available to immigrant communities and detailing the expectations of new arrivals. Martin Seemungal reported late last year on the rising Christian-Muslim tensions in the city of Cologne.

Posted: November 23, 2009 21:55   Comments: 68
Finding a way to coexist with hyenas in Ethiopia

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Finding a way to coexist with hyenas in Ethiopia

While in Ethiopia reporting on a series of signature stories from Ethiopia, correspondent Martin Seemungal encountered an unusual tradition - locals who feed hyenas by hand. The tradition supposedly began as a way to protect children from the wild animals.

Posted: November 4, 2009 18:20   Comments: 3
In birthplace of coffee, Ethiopian farmers plant other crops

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In birthplace of coffee, Ethiopian farmers plant other crops

Because Ethiopian farmers are fragmented and disorganized, they cannot leverage for higher coffee prices. Worldfocus correspondent Martin Seemungal reports on why farmers are deciding to plant corn and khat, a leafy drug that is chewed with stimulating effects somewhere between caffeine and cocaine.

Posted: October 28, 2009 15:06   Comments: 6
Old ways endure in remote rural village in northern Ethiopia

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Old ways endure in remote rural village in northern Ethiopia

Worldfocus correspondent Martin Seemungal travels to a remote village in the highlands of Ethiopia. He observes a traditional way of life that is virtually cut off from the rest of the world.

Posted: October 27, 2009 16:52   Comments: 11
Famine eclipses Ethiopia’s beauty and rich history

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Famine eclipses Ethiopia’s beauty and rich history

Twenty-five years after famine devastated Ethiopia, poverty still mars the country's image. Worldfocus correspondent Martin Seemungal explores another side of Ethiopia. He reports on Ethiopia's people, religion, beauty and explores the relics that dot the landscape in the northern part of the country.

Posted: October 26, 2009 14:26   Comments: 16
Rome tunnels through ancient relics to build a subway

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Rome tunnels through ancient relics to build a subway

Rome is building a brand new subway line and coming across remnants of the ancient past.

Posted: September 17, 2009 12:32   Comments: 5
Preserving Roman antiquities comes at a high cost

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Preserving Roman antiquities comes at a high cost

Rome is a city defined by its antiquities -- places like the Coliseum, the Forum and the Pantheon. But the costs of maintaining it all has some Romans worried it could break the bank.

Posted: September 16, 2009 14:40   Comments: 4
Worldfocus receives two Emmy nominations!

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Worldfocus receives two Emmy nominations!

Worldfocus received two Emmy nominations today for our reporting on Africa. "Crisis in Congo" was nominated for best story and "21st Century Africa" was nominated for outstanding feature story.

Posted: July 14, 2009 15:56   Comments: 5
Once a magnet for immigrants, Spain’s jobs are vanishing

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Once a magnet for immigrants, Spain’s jobs are vanishing

For years, as Spain's economy soared, immigrants poured into the country from Africa, Eastern Europe and even South America. It was a land of opportunity -- but no longer, with jobs vanishing and antagonism growing.

Posted: March 25, 2009 16:44   Comments: 9
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