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Archive for November, 2009

Today: Chinese stealing U.S. secrets, Europe elects leader

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Today: Chinese stealing U.S. secrets, Europe elects leader

A U.S. Congressional advisory panel warned lawmakers that Chinese spies are aggressively stealing American secrets to build-up Beijing's military and economic strength. And over a dozen white Zimbabwean farmers that lost their land under President Mugabe's land redistribution program have found a new home: Nigeria.

Posted: November 20, 2009 12:31   Comments: 1
In Seoul, Obama takes on North Korea’s nuclear challenge

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In Seoul, Obama takes on North Korea’s nuclear challenge

The Obama administration is dealing with the thorny issue of North Korea's nuclear program. To take a closer look, Leon Sigal of the Social Science Research Council in New York speaks with Daljit Dhaliwal. They discuss Sigal's recent meeting with a North Korean delegation in New York -- and how willing the North Koreans are to negotiate.

Posted: November 19, 2009 17:53   Comments: 0
Full Show: November 19, 2009

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Full Show: November 19, 2009

Watch the full show from Thursday, November 19: President Barack Obama talks about North Korea's nuclear program; Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is inaugurated for a second term; and, Americans move into Israeli settlements.

Posted: November 19, 2009 17:43   Comments: 1
Israelis settle in occupied West Bank for economic reasons

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Israelis settle in occupied West Bank for economic reasons

There is no sign that the building of Israeli settlements will cease. Economic and ideological settlers continue to flock to the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Worldfocus correspondent Martin Himel visits both sides of the wall dividing an Israeli settlement and a Palestinian refugee camp.

Posted: November 19, 2009 16:37   Comments: 81
In Hamas-Fatah struggle, Barghouti embraces “third way”

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In Hamas-Fatah struggle, Barghouti embraces “third way”

Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al-Kassim interviews Dr. Mustafa Barghouti, the Secretary-General of the Palestinian National Initiative, a party that supports nonviolent resistance and the establishment of a pluralistic, democratic Palestinian state. Barghouti discusses the peace process, Palestinian infighting and the Obama administration.

Posted: November 19, 2009 16:35   Comments: 9
A young journalist tackles Brazil’s social problems

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A young journalist tackles Brazil’s social problems

Thousands of Brazilian children work on the streets. In this report from Pearl World Youth News, Bruna Santos profiles several children living and working in Brasilia. Worldfocus producer Channtal Fleischfresser speaks to her about getting the story.

Posted: November 19, 2009 14:20   Comments: 4
Settlements blocking Israeli-Palestinian path to peace?

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Settlements blocking Israeli-Palestinian path to peace?

The peace process between Israel and the Palestinians is in crisis, with no sign that a key issue -- freezing Israeli settlements -- can be resolved any time soon. Israelis and Palestinians continue to struggle over their common land. Should Israel agree to demands to freeze all settlement building?

Posted: November 19, 2009 13:07   Comments: 185
Israel worries about Iran’s controversial nuclear program

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Israel worries about Iran’s controversial nuclear program

Israel has been paying close attention and talking tough this week about Iran and its nuclear program. Daljit Dhaliwal speaks with prominent Israeli scholar on Iran, Professor David Menashri, who talks about whether the Iranian threat can be eliminated without using military force.

Posted: November 19, 2009 12:46   Comments: 2
Today: Obama in Korea and a World Cup controversy

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Today: Obama in Korea and a World Cup controversy

Today's top stores as brought to you by the Worldfocus newsroom. President Obama has tough words for Iran and North Korea; Russia has over 3,500 people die in road accidents daily; and Irish sports officials protest the winning goal scored by France in the World Cup playoffs.

Posted: November 19, 2009 11:19   Comments: 2
Worldfocus Radio: Jerusalem United or Divided?

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Worldfocus Radio: Jerusalem United or Divided?

East and West Jerusalem are divided along ethnic and religious lines -- in addition to the separation fence that Israel built to secure the city. Martin Savidge hosts Mustafa Barghouti of the Palestinian National Initiative and Gershon Baskin of the Israel-Palestine Center for Research and Information.

Posted: November 18, 2009 20:28   Comments: 15

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