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Archive for January, 2009

Gas dispute causes shortages in Europe

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Gas dispute causes shortages in Europe

Energy expert Edward Chow explains the gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine and its significance for Europe.

Posted: January 7, 2009 16:32   Comments: 0
Pride turns to fear in Mexican city known for narco culture

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Pride turns to fear in Mexican city known for narco culture

Worldfocus contributing bloggers write that as drug violence worsens, residents of Sinaloa -- the Mexican state where narcotics-related folklore was born -- are less welcoming towards the state's status.

Posted: January 7, 2009 15:37   Comments: 0
Producers recount personal stories from Gaza and Israel

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Producers recount personal stories from Gaza and Israel

Worldfocus producers Mohammad al-Kassim and Yuval Lion continue their discussion about the war in Gaza and share opinions they have heard from the divided region.

Posted: January 7, 2009 13:37   Comments: 0
Gaza strikes pause briefly to allow humanitarian aid

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Gaza strikes pause briefly to allow humanitarian aid

Bernard Barrett of the International Committee of the Red Cross discusses the brief pause in fighting and describes how the ground invasion has impacted the ability of humanitarian organizations to operate.

Posted: January 7, 2009 12:03   Comments: 3
Protesters worldwide march for and against Gaza strikes

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Protesters worldwide march for and against Gaza strikes

The fighting in Gaza has sent thousands of protesters into streets around the world, championing both for and against Israel's military campaign and Hamas rocket attacks.

Posted: January 7, 2009 10:28   Comments: 7
Angola closes Congo border as Ebola spreads

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Angola closes Congo border as Ebola spreads

An outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has put neighboring countries on alert. The highly infectious disease, for which there is no known cure, kills approximately 80 percent of those infected.

Posted: January 6, 2009 23:21   Comments: 3
Tuesday, January 6, 2009

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Tuesday, January 6, 2009

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Posted: January 6, 2009 17:45   Comments: 0
Israeli air strikes near schools kill civilian refugees

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Israeli air strikes near schools kill civilian refugees

U.N. relief official Andrew Whitley and intelligence expert Pat Lang discuss military operations in Gaza, including attacks near two U.N. schools.

Posted: January 6, 2009 17:24   Comments: 5
Israeli, Palestinian media show different sides of Gaza story

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Israeli, Palestinian media show different sides of Gaza story

Worldfocus producers Mohammad al-Kassim and Yuval Lion discuss the situation on the ground in Gaza and Israel and assess media coverage of the Gaza war, both internationally and in Israel and the Arab world.

Posted: January 6, 2009 12:00   Comments: 7
Ukraine squares off against Russian gas giant

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Ukraine squares off against Russian gas giant

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine, which is now impacting gas supplies of other European nations.

Posted: January 6, 2009 11:42   Comments: 1

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