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Archive for October, 2008

Bloggers recount independence day festivities

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Bloggers recount independence day festivities

Over the last week, several nations celebrated their independence. Here is a round-up of blogger accounts of the world festivities.

Posted: October 6, 2008 14:20   Comments: 0
Media speculate on Russia’s new Cold War

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Media speculate on Russia’s new Cold War

A Worldfocus contributing blogger assesses the media's discussion of a new Cold War as Russia reaches out to Latin America.

Posted: October 6, 2008 13:31   Comments: 0
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Posted: October 3, 2008 19:24   Comments: 43
Week in review: World markets, North Korea and piracy

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Week in review: World markets, North Korea and piracy

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

Posted: October 3, 2008 17:29   Comments: 0
U.S. investors advised to diversify overseas

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U.S. investors advised to diversify overseas

Eric Schurenberg, managing editor of Money Magazine, discusses the declining Asian markets, portfolio diversification and long-term growth.

Posted: October 3, 2008 16:55   Comments: 0
Vote for most notable Russian is contested

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Vote for most notable Russian is contested

A Worldfocus contributing blogger looks at the controversy surrounding a Russian contest and the memory of Josef Stalin.

Posted: October 3, 2008 16:33   Comments: 0
People around the globe track Palin-Biden debate

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People around the globe track Palin-Biden debate

Sharyn O'Halloran, a professor at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, discusses the international reaction to the vice presidential debate.

Posted: October 3, 2008 12:52   Comments: 0
Living and dying in Mexico

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Living and dying in Mexico

Martin Savidge gets out of the sprawl of Mexico City and reports on two upcoming stories for Worldfocus.

Posted: October 3, 2008 12:14   Comments: 1
Nations act independently to address credit crisis

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Nations act independently to address credit crisis

Benn Steil of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses how the European Union is digesting the credit crisis.

Posted: October 2, 2008 20:37   Comments: 0
Timeline: Power shifts in Iraq over the past five years

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Timeline: Power shifts in Iraq over the past five years

Scott Peterson of The Christian Science Monitor discusses the integration of the Awakening Councils into the Shia-led Iraqi government. Also, a timeline of the major power transfers within Iraq over the last five years.

Posted: October 2, 2008 20:31   Comments: 0

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