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Archive for October, 2008

Covering more than just the big stories

In the Newsroom

Covering more than just the big stories

Martin Savidge reviews some of the stories Worldfocus covered this week, including a series on 21st century Africa.

Posted: October 17, 2008 08:57   Comments: 0
America looms large in India

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America looms large in India

Worldfocus correspondent Daljit Dhaliwal reports from New Delhi on how Indians perceive the U.S.

Posted: October 16, 2008 23:00   Comments: 8
Global poverty and hunger marked worldwide

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Global poverty and hunger marked worldwide

Today is World Food Day. Watch the winning videos of a YouTube-World Food Programme contest on hunger. Read about bloggers taking action on poverty.

Posted: October 16, 2008 18:05   Comments: 3
Thursday, October 16, 2008

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Watch the show from Thursday, October 16.

Posted: October 16, 2008 17:43   Comments: 1
World reacts to final U.S. presidential debate

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World reacts to final U.S. presidential debate

Journalists in France, Mexico and Pakistan discuss the international reaction to last night's debate. Bloggers around the world also weigh in on the third and final U.S. presidential debate.

Posted: October 16, 2008 17:07   Comments: 4
Twenty-first century Africa: China, tech and upward mobility

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Twenty-first century Africa: China, tech and upward mobility

Worldfocus correspondent Martin Seemungal and producer Yuval Lion report from Kenya and Tanzania on China's influence on the continent, Africa's technological advances and Kenya's middle-class.

Posted: October 16, 2008 13:24   Comments: 3
Muslim schools seesaw between image and reality

Perspectives

Muslim schools seesaw between image and reality

Though madrassas generally have a negative image in the Western world, a Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about opportunities and challenges facing this religious institution.

Posted: October 16, 2008 13:14   Comments: 2
Gays seek asylum outside Jamaica

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Gays seek asylum outside Jamaica

Jamaican pastors rail against homosexuality from the pulpit, dancehall lyrics glamorize gay killings and sodomy laws make homosexuality punishable by a 12-year prison sentence of hard labor.

Posted: October 16, 2008 07:29   Comments: 7
Reporting from the battlegrounds of eastern Congo

In the Newsroom

Reporting from the battlegrounds of eastern Congo

Worldfocus correspondent Michael Kavanagh reports from inside Congo's North Kivu region, where violence and attacks continue to displace people.

Posted: October 15, 2008 23:58   Comments: 2
Afghanistan attacks reach six-year high

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Afghanistan attacks reach six-year high

Mark Sappenfield of the Christian Science Monitor discusses the U.S. efforts to combat the Taliban in Afghanistan and the rising violence in the country.

Posted: October 15, 2008 18:23   Comments: 0

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