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Archive for January, 2009

Freedoms and constraints in Iranian university life

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Freedoms and constraints in Iranian university life

In an excerpt from the new program "Rick Steves' Iran," Rick Steves visits a university campus in Tehran where he speaks candidly with a group of students about the social environment in the country.

Posted: January 9, 2009 13:43   Comments: 6
Russian gas, whaling and Saudi cinema

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Russian gas, whaling and Saudi cinema

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Posted: January 9, 2009 10:58   Comments: 0
Thursday, January 8, 2009

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Thursday, January 8, 2009

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Posted: January 8, 2009 17:34   Comments: 0
Red Cross claims Israel is denying access to Gaza

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Red Cross claims Israel is denying access to Gaza

Guests Bernard Barrett of the Red Cross and Benjamin Krasna, Israel’s deputy consul general in New York, discuss the escalating human rights violations in Gaza.

Posted: January 8, 2009 17:15   Comments: 17
Argentina is short-changed in financial crisis

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Argentina is short-changed in financial crisis

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about Argentina's difficulty keeping small coins in circulation, which causes problems for citizens trying to do everything from riding the bus to washing laundry.

Posted: January 8, 2009 17:05   Comments: 1
Iran seeks to benefit from Gaza war

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Iran seeks to benefit from Gaza war

Hillel Fradkin of the Hudson Institute in Washington discusses rocket fire into northern Israel from Lebanon and Iran's involvement in the Gaza war.

Posted: January 8, 2009 16:18   Comments: 1
Japanese whaling sparks cultural, environmental debate

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Japanese whaling sparks cultural, environmental debate

Japan's annual five-month research hunt in Antarctica has angered anti-whaling activists. Though Japanese whalers say their work is part of legal scientific research, critics say they are hunting for commercial purposes.

Posted: January 8, 2009 14:11   Comments: 4
Worldfocus producers hope for progress

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Worldfocus producers hope for progress

In the third part of their conversation, Worldfocus producers Mohammad al-Kassim and Yuval Lion discuss the war in Gaza from both sides.

Posted: January 8, 2009 11:19   Comments: 2
Wednesday, January 7, 2009

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Wednesday, January 7, 2009

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Posted: January 7, 2009 17:45   Comments: 1
Q&A: Ask your questions about the roots of the Gaza war

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Q&A: Ask your questions about the roots of the Gaza war

As the war in Gaza continues and tensions flare on both sides, Worldfocus takes a step back to examine the historical roots of the conflict and the background of the hotly-contested Gaza Strip. Ask regional experts your questions here.

Posted: January 7, 2009 16:33   Comments: 42

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