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Archive for January, 2009

Cholera death toll surpasses 2,700 in Zimbabwe

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Cholera death toll surpasses 2,700 in Zimbabwe

Ann Veneman, the executive director of UNICEF, recently returned from Zimbabwe and discusses efforts to combat cholera and the relationship between Zimbabwe's political impasse and its deteriorating health sector.

Posted: January 23, 2009 16:01   Comments: 1
Obama, Russian retail and a melting ice shelf

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Obama, Russian retail and a melting ice shelf

Obama, Russian retail and a melting ice shelf. Know your news? Take the quiz.

Posted: January 23, 2009 14:19   Comments: 0
What’s on Obama’s (full) plate?

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What’s on Obama’s (full) plate?

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge had some down time on the set this week, during which he helpfully compiled a list of all the global challenges facing President Barack Obama. What do you think is the most pressing issue?

Posted: January 23, 2009 10:31   Comments: 8
Jobs change lives and responsibilities in Jordan

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Jobs change lives and responsibilities in Jordan

Raeda al Nanaa joins other Jordanian women who are entering the workforce and supporting their families.

Posted: January 23, 2009 09:40   Comments: 0
Germans told to hold the bratwurst and schnitzel

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Germans told to hold the bratwurst and schnitzel

From Germany to Australia, countries are examining their diets and considering toning down on meat consumption, as livestock farming is responsible for significant greenhouse gas emissions.

Posted: January 23, 2009 09:39   Comments: 0
South Africa plans summit on political dispute in Zimbabwe

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South Africa plans summit on political dispute in Zimbabwe

As South African leaders plan to meet and discuss the political situation in Zimbabwe, a Worldfocus contributing blogger argues that military intervention would further destabilize the country.

Posted: January 23, 2009 09:15   Comments: 0
Full Show: January 22, 2009

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Full Show: January 22, 2009

Watch the show from Thursday, January 22: Obama and Guantánamo, global warming, Oprah in the Middle East, Chinese milk, Iraq and Russian vodka taxes.

Posted: January 22, 2009 18:19   Comments: 1
Economic crisis impacts plans for fighting climate change

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Economic crisis impacts plans for fighting climate change

Steven Cohen of the Earth Institute discusses the impact of the financial crisis on the Obama administration's approach to fighting climate change and the U.S. role in encouraging developing nations to reduce their carbon footprint.

Posted: January 22, 2009 17:43   Comments: 1
Antarctica warming more than previously thought

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Antarctica warming more than previously thought

The authors of a new scientific report showing that Antarctica is warming more than previously thought discuss their research and dispel some myths about its meaning.

Posted: January 22, 2009 16:29   Comments: 3
Oprah brings taboo topics to Middle East

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Oprah brings taboo topics to Middle East

The Middle East's MBC-4 began airing "The Oprah Winfrey Show" more than four years ago, and the program now reaches about 6 million viewers in the Arab world each day.

Posted: January 22, 2009 14:42   Comments: 7

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