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Archive for February, 2009

Rumors circulate in Liberia that water will turn to blood

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Rumors circulate in Liberia that water will turn to blood

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes that Liberia's water supply -- already crippled by the country's civil war -- has been further harmed by superstition and rumors.

Posted: February 25, 2009 09:40   Comments: 2
Tune in: Online radio show exploring Hugo Chávez

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Tune in: Online radio show exploring Hugo Chávez

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores anti-American Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez and goes behind the rise of the Latin American left. Listen now.

Posted: February 24, 2009 20:29   Comments: 2
Taliban declares an indefinite cease-fire in Swat Valley

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Taliban declares an indefinite cease-fire in Swat Valley

Taliban militants agreed to indefinitely extend a cease-fire in Pakistan's Swat Valley, which is largely under control of the militants. As part of the truce, the government agreed to allow the Taliban to impose stricter Islamic law.

Posted: February 24, 2009 19:52   Comments: 0
Full Show: February 24, 2009

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Full Show: February 24, 2009

Watch the show from Tuesday, February 24: The U.S. and Japan, new threats in Afghanistan, AIDS in South Africa and child kidnapping.

Posted: February 24, 2009 19:05   Comments: 0
Fighting the stigma and treating HIV across South Africa

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Fighting the stigma and treating HIV across South Africa

Mobile testing units offer free test results and spread the message that living with HIV is not a death sentence, but a chronic disease.

Posted: February 24, 2009 18:44   Comments: 0
AIDS ravages 1,000 people per day in South Africa

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AIDS ravages 1,000 people per day in South Africa

Worldfocus correspondent Martin Seemungal explores the stigma and denial of AIDS in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, where the prevalence of AIDS is the highest in South Africa.

Posted: February 24, 2009 14:36   Comments: 2
Obama hosts Japan’s Aso to talk economy, North Korea

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Obama hosts Japan’s Aso to talk economy, North Korea

Ayako Doi of the Asia Society discusses Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso's trip to Washington, amid growing concerns in Japan over the economy and North Korea.

Posted: February 24, 2009 13:19   Comments: 0
U.S. expects Japan to elevate efforts in war and economy

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U.S. expects Japan to elevate efforts in war and economy

As Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso heads to Washington, a Worldfocus contributing blogger argues that the U.S.-Japan alliance is seeing rebirth and that the U.S. has stepped up its expectations of Japan.

Posted: February 24, 2009 10:54   Comments: 0
Full Show: February 23, 2009

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Full Show: February 23, 2009

Watch the show from Monday, February 23: U.S. in Pakistan, Clinton in China, Mumbai and the Oscars and post-apartheid South Africa.

Posted: February 23, 2009 18:19   Comments: 1
Clinton ends Asia tour stressing economic ties in China

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Clinton ends Asia tour stressing economic ties in China

Cheng Li of the Brookings Institution discusses U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's talks with China and whether American-Chinese relations are at a turning point.

Posted: February 23, 2009 15:37   Comments: 0

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