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Archive for October, 2008

Afghanistan is in a “downward spiral,” report says

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Afghanistan is in a “downward spiral,” report says

A new report casts doubt on the ability of the Afghan government to stem the rise of the Taliban.

Posted: October 9, 2008 18:37   Comments: 0
Thursday, October 9, 2008

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Thursday, October 9, 2008

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Posted: October 9, 2008 17:50   Comments: 4
Covering the worldwide financial storm

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Covering the worldwide financial storm

Martin Savidge describes the indelible images and fundamental questions behind our reporting on the global financial crisis.

Posted: October 9, 2008 12:20   Comments: 3
New report warns of fleeting security in Iraq

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New report warns of fleeting security in Iraq

Warren Strobel of McClatchy Newspapers discusses a new intelligence report suggesting security gains in Iraq may be temporary.

Posted: October 9, 2008 11:35   Comments: 0
Countries find creative solutions to financial crisis

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Countries find creative solutions to financial crisis

Mohannad Aama of Beam Capital Management discusses how governments are finding creative ways of dealing with the crisis.

Posted: October 9, 2008 11:23   Comments: 0
Farmers, drought and taxes cripple Argentina

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Farmers, drought and taxes cripple Argentina

Argentina -- known as the "grocer to the world" -- finds itself trapped by food inflation, a slumping economy and one of the worst droughts in almost 50 years.

Posted: October 8, 2008 18:05   Comments: 5
Torture is rife in Jordanian prisons

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Torture is rife in Jordanian prisons

A Human Rights Watch Report cites rampant and routine torture in Jordan's prisons, but Jordan is not the only country where allegations of prison torture have surfaced.

Posted: October 8, 2008 17:59   Comments: 4
World watches McCain, Obama debate

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World watches McCain, Obama debate

While bloggers react to the U.S. presidential debate, freelance journalist Wafaa Jamil and Peter Ford of The Christian Science Monitor discuss the lack of interest in Palestine and China.

Posted: October 8, 2008 17:50   Comments: 2
Wednesday, October 8, 2008

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Wednesday, October 8, 2008

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Posted: October 8, 2008 17:37   Comments: 0
Maldives holds historic election

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Maldives holds historic election

Voters on the island nation of Maldives go to the polls today for the first time in 30 years amid reports of irregularities.

Posted: October 8, 2008 14:54   Comments: 0

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