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Archive for October, 2008

Egyptian bloggers cite censorship, arrest and torture

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Egyptian bloggers cite censorship, arrest and torture

Worldfocus spoke with Egyptian bloggers about freedom, the press and taking blogging to the streets -- or behind bars.

Posted: October 23, 2008 16:56   Comments: 5
Hindi music and Palestinian beer toast Oktoberfest

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Hindi music and Palestinian beer toast Oktoberfest

Inspired by Germany's annual beer festival, countries around the world break out their steins.

Posted: October 23, 2008 15:59   Comments: 0
Hunger epidemic worsens for Somali children

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Hunger epidemic worsens for Somali children

Over 400,000 people arrived at refugee camps, driven from Mogadishu by fighting and escalating violence. Drought, poor harvests and a civil war that began in 1991 have ravaged the country.

Posted: October 23, 2008 14:58   Comments: 0
Israel considers Saudi peace plan

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Israel considers Saudi peace plan

Journalist Udi Segal and Professor Alon Ben-Meir discuss the significance of the Israeli president's talks with Egypt.

Posted: October 23, 2008 14:10   Comments: 0
A route to peace in Kashmir

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A route to peace in Kashmir

Anchor Martin Savidge remembers reporting in Kashmir in 2002 and examines the news of a new trade route through the region.

Posted: October 23, 2008 11:32   Comments: 1
Pakistan arms tribesmen to fight Taliban

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Pakistan arms tribesmen to fight Taliban

Karen DeYoung of The Washington Post discusses Pakistan's new plan to fight extremists.

Posted: October 23, 2008 11:09   Comments: 0
Wednesday, October 22, 2008

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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Watch the show from Wednesday, October 22.

Posted: October 22, 2008 17:52   Comments: 1
Egyptian women choose the veil

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Egyptian women choose the veil

Though some in the Western world view the veil as a symbol of oppression, for women in Egypt the hijab takes on different meanings.

Posted: October 22, 2008 15:27   Comments: 12
India launches lunar space mission

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India launches lunar space mission

Asif Siddiqi, a professor at Fordham University and an expert on the global space race, explains the implications of India's lunar launch.

Posted: October 22, 2008 15:23   Comments: 6
Remembering Somalia before the pirate attacks

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Remembering Somalia before the pirate attacks

Producer Bryan Myers tells a story from his coverage of the 1990s civil war in Somalia.

Posted: October 22, 2008 13:58   Comments: 0

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