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Archive for September, 2008

North Korea declares restart of nuclear reactor

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North Korea declares restart of nuclear reactor

North Korean expert Leon Sigal explains the country's decision in the context of the U.S.'s failure to remove North Korea from its list of state-sponsored terrorists.

Posted: September 22, 2008 09:38   Comments: 2
Week in review: World markets, Israel and Pakistan

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Week in review: World markets, Israel and Pakistan

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Carla Robbins of The New York Times discuss the week's events.

Posted: September 22, 2008 09:06   Comments: 0
Gun battle kills two Indian Muslims

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Gun battle kills two Indian Muslims

Violence in India renews conversation about the country's experience with terrorism.

Posted: September 19, 2008 19:55   Comments: 1
New Pakistani president faces challenges

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New Pakistani president faces challenges

Columbia University Professor Saeed Shafqat discusses the challenges facing Pakistan's new president and the state of U.S.-Pakistan relations.

Posted: September 19, 2008 19:29   Comments: 1
Representing Venezuela, inside out

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Representing Venezuela, inside out

A Human Rights Watch report cites increasing abuses by Hugo Chavez's government.

Posted: September 19, 2008 18:04   Comments: 0
World elections spark blogger reactions

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World elections spark blogger reactions

In recent weeks, several national elections took place around the world. Here is a round-up of the newly elected with comments from bloggers.

Posted: September 19, 2008 16:49   Comments: 0
Israel tests dog DNA to track down littering owners

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Israel tests dog DNA to track down littering owners

An Israeli city introduces a new dog curbing program that collects local dog DNA.

Posted: September 19, 2008 11:10   Comments: 1
U.S. missile strikes in Pakistan show policy shift

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U.S. missile strikes in Pakistan show policy shift

U.S. military attacks targeting Taliban and al-Qaeda forces have taken place without the official consent of the Pakistani government.

Posted: September 18, 2008 18:08   Comments: 0
Nigerian militants threaten “oil war”

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Nigerian militants threaten “oil war”

Rebel militants threatened an "oil war" in Nigeria after attacks on Shell and Chevron flow stations earlier this week.

Posted: September 18, 2008 17:31   Comments: 0
World market suffers from crisis of confidence

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World market suffers from crisis of confidence

Marcus Mabry, international business editor for The New York Times, describes the global lack of confidence in the American market.

Posted: September 18, 2008 16:47   Comments: 0

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