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Archive for October, 2008

Suicide bombers on the rise in Pakistan

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Suicide bombers on the rise in Pakistan

There have been 28 bombings killing over 471 people in Pakistan since the beginning of the year -- more deaths than either Iraq or Afghanistan.

Posted: October 10, 2008 17:11   Comments: 0
Bihari refugees still stranded in Bangladesh slum

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Bihari refugees still stranded in Bangladesh slum

A Worldfocus contributing blogger walks through a community of 300,000 Biharis. Almost 40 years after the war, they are stateless -- not recognized as citizens of Bangladesh or Pakistan.

Posted: October 10, 2008 16:45   Comments: 2
Ahmadinejad denounces atomic agency authority

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Ahmadinejad denounces atomic agency authority

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad discusses the IAEA's authority and what its findings mean for the Iranian nuclear program.

Posted: October 10, 2008 16:26   Comments: 1
Cowboys swing lassos in annual Brazilian rodeo

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Cowboys swing lassos in annual Brazilian rodeo

The annual rodeo in Barretos recreates the Wild Wild West with a Brazilian twist for international cowboys.

Posted: October 10, 2008 15:21   Comments: 1
Put us in your pocket with new video podcast

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Put us in your pocket with new video podcast

Worldfocus is now publishing a daily podcast of our signature stories. These feature videos can be downloaded at no cost and watched on computers and mobile devices.

Posted: October 10, 2008 15:20   Comments: 1
South Korea warns against North Korea’s nuclear missiles

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South Korea warns against North Korea’s nuclear missiles

Dr. Richard Wood discusses South Korean reports that North Korea may be trying to create nuclear weapons small enough to fit on missiles.

Posted: October 10, 2008 09:29   Comments: 0
Global food prices surge

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Global food prices surge

Worldfocus traveled to Argentina, India, Kenya and Ukraine and reported a four-part video series on rising food prices around the world.

Posted: October 9, 2008 21:26   Comments: 0
Ukraine’s black soil tilled for private investment

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Ukraine’s black soil tilled for private investment

The current food crisis in Ukraine -- known as the breadbasket of Europe -- presents challenges and opportunities for the country.

Posted: October 9, 2008 18:52   Comments: 4
Iceland freezes stock market amid crisis

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Iceland freezes stock market amid crisis

Marcus Mabry of The New York Times discusses Iceland's economy and predicts a global recession for years to come.

Posted: October 9, 2008 18:43   Comments: 0
Vietnam resuscitates dying rivers

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Vietnam resuscitates dying rivers

A Worldfocus contributing blogger calls a Vietnamese river a "receptacle for discharged waste water," which cannot be rehabilitated naturally.

Posted: October 9, 2008 18:43   Comments: 0

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