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Archive for October, 2008

African countries step in to resolve Zimbabwe’s impasse

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African countries step in to resolve Zimbabwe’s impasse

After hours of talks, Zimbabwe's rival political parties remain at a standstill on a power-sharing deal.

Posted: October 29, 2008 11:31   Comments: 0
Argentinians weigh pros and cons of U.S.

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Argentinians weigh pros and cons of U.S.

Worldfocus correspondent Edie Magnus reports on how Argentinians perceive the U.S.

Posted: October 29, 2008 10:49   Comments: 0
Global financial turmoil may strain IMF

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Global financial turmoil may strain IMF

The amount of money needed to stabilize developing economies may far exceed the reach of the International Monetary Fund.

Posted: October 28, 2008 19:02   Comments: 1
Tuesday, October 28, 2008

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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

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Posted: October 28, 2008 17:42   Comments: 3
Hungary agrees to IMF bailout of potentially $10 billion

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Hungary agrees to IMF bailout of potentially $10 billion

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the Hungarian government's response to the financial crisis.

Posted: October 28, 2008 17:33   Comments: 2
Drug cartel infiltrates Mexico’s attorney general office

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Drug cartel infiltrates Mexico’s attorney general office

Shannon O'Neil of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses the corruption of Mexico's justice system.

Posted: October 28, 2008 17:07   Comments: 0
Contrary to global trend, death penalty rises in Japan

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Contrary to global trend, death penalty rises in Japan

Japan has hung 17 people this year -- the highest rate of execution in decades.

Posted: October 28, 2008 17:01   Comments: 0
U.S. considers talks with Taliban

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U.S. considers talks with Taliban

Siobhan Gorman of the Wall Street Journal discusses the U.S.'s shifting strategy in dealing with the Taliban.

Posted: October 28, 2008 16:34   Comments: 0
Africans reveal mixed opinions of the U.S.

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Africans reveal mixed opinions of the U.S.

Worldfocus reports on the U.S.'s image in Kenya and Tanzania -- from Kenya's growing bond to Tanzania's lingering tension.

Posted: October 28, 2008 14:38   Comments: 1
UN commander resigns as thousands flee in Congo

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UN commander resigns as thousands flee in Congo

Michael Kavanagh discusses the escalating violence in eastern Congo while trapped inside a UN compound.

Posted: October 27, 2008 20:42   Comments: 0

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