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Archive for May, 2009

U.S. officials concerned about Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal

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U.S. officials concerned about Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal

Pakistan faces the spread of Taliban insurgency, but continues to conceal details about the location of its nuclear facilities. David Sanger of The New York Times explains U.S. concerns about Pakistan's nuclear arsenal.

Posted: May 4, 2009 15:54   Comments: 0
Journalists barred from front lines as war rages in Sri Lanka

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Journalists barred from front lines as war rages in Sri Lanka

As the Sri Lankan government pushes forward into the rebel Tamil Tigers' last stronghold, a Worldfocus contributing blogger and journalist based in Sri Lanka expresses frustration at being prevented from covering the conflict.

Posted: May 4, 2009 15:30   Comments: 4
Despite gloom and doom, world markets surge

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Despite gloom and doom, world markets surge

U.S. stocks are up, and they are joined by markets in Asia and Europe -- a trend that has occurred almost continuously over the past two months. John Authers, the Financial Times' investment editor, discusses what's behind the market surge as well as positive signs about consumer spending, home refinancing and lending.

Posted: May 4, 2009 15:11   Comments: 0
Full Show: May 1, 2009

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Full Show: May 1, 2009

Watch the show from Friday, May 1: Chrysler-Fiat deal, violent clashes on May Day, diamonds in Botswana, holding back the flu in the Philippines and a scathing and scandalous letter in Italy.

Posted: May 1, 2009 16:47   Comments: 1
Women in Morocco blend tradition and fashion

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Women in Morocco blend tradition and fashion

Worldfocus producer Rebecca Haggerty is currently reporting from Morocco and explores the meaning behind the country's clothing -- from tight jeans to heavy headscarves -- in a blog and slideshow.

Posted: May 1, 2009 14:00   Comments: 7
Chrysler goes bankrupt and partners with Italy’s Fiat

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Chrysler goes bankrupt and partners with Italy’s Fiat

Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek discusses the implications of Chrysler's bankruptcy and its partnership with Italian manufacturer Fiat.

Posted: May 1, 2009 13:31   Comments: 0
Pakistan, flu and Hezbollah

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Pakistan, flu and Hezbollah

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Posted: May 1, 2009 13:14   Comments: 0
Week in review: H1N1 flu, Cuba and the Taliban in Pakistan

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Week in review: H1N1 flu, Cuba and the Taliban in Pakistan

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs Magazine and Carla Robbins of The New York Times editorial board discuss the week's top stories: The H1N1 flu, the Taliban in Pakistan and Fidel Castro and Cuba.

Posted: May 1, 2009 11:00   Comments: 1
People smugglers turn a profit on U.S.-Mexico border

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People smugglers turn a profit on U.S.-Mexico border

Sacha Feinman of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting describes how people in Mexico go about hiring a "pollero," or people smuggler, to take them to the U.S., in what has become a big -- and dangerous -- business.

Posted: May 1, 2009 09:40   Comments: 0

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