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Archive for October, 2008

Armed groups displace people in Colombia

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Armed groups displace people in Colombia

Maria McFarland of Human Rights Watch discusses Colombia's displaced population and the role of the U.S. government.

Posted: October 2, 2008 17:53   Comments: 0
North Korea’s neighbors hope to salvage talks

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North Korea’s neighbors hope to salvage talks

Richard Wood of the Japan Society and Donald Kirk of The Christian Science Monitor discuss relations with North Korea in the region.

Posted: October 1, 2008 19:05   Comments: 0
Russia allows EU to monitor cease-fire in South Ossetia

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Russia allows EU to monitor cease-fire in South Ossetia

Russian troops today allowed monitors from the European Union to enter a buffer zone that Russia has been holding in the region of South Ossetia.

Posted: October 1, 2008 17:21   Comments: 1
India bans smoking in public places

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India bans smoking in public places

India plans to celebrate Ghandi's birthday tomorrow by implementing the world's largest smoking ban.

Posted: October 1, 2008 15:47   Comments: 4
Journalists not to blame for Somali pirate glory

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Journalists not to blame for Somali pirate glory

Rob Crilly of The Christian Science Monitor speaks from Nairobi about international efforts to combat Somali pirates and writes about journalistic responsibilities in covering the story as a Worldfocus contributing blogger.

Posted: October 1, 2008 15:00   Comments: 0
Georgia conflict forgets women’s health needs

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Georgia conflict forgets women’s health needs

A Worldfocus contributing blogger reports from Georgia on the dire situation of displaced women lacking reproductive health services.

Posted: October 1, 2008 12:44   Comments: 0

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