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UN revamping its New York headquarters building

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UN revamping its New York headquarters building

Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al-Kassim talks with Michael Adlerstein, the UN Assistant Secretary-General in charge of renovating the Secretariat building on the east side of Manhattan.

Posted: February 12, 2010 13:02   Comments: 5
Hindus celebrate Diwali holiday in India and beyond

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Hindus celebrate Diwali holiday in India and beyond

Around the world, from India and Mauritius to the United Kingdom and Guyana, Hindus gathered with friends and family this weekend to celebrate the festival of lights: Diwali. Also known as Dipawali, which means "row of lamps," the holiday commemorates the victory of good over evil within individuals. Watch our photo slideshow of celebrations in New York.

Posted: October 19, 2009 13:05   Comments: 0

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