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Leaders log on as e-governments grow

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Leaders log on as e-governments grow

Barack Obama's victory was called the "first election the Internet won" because of his integration of technology and social networking tools. But governments around the world are also heading online.

Posted: November 17, 2008 15:50   Comments: 0
Sarkozy thinks global, should look local

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Sarkozy thinks global, should look local

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the international ambitions of Nicolas Sarkozy as the French president heads to the G20 meeting of world leaders this weekend.

Posted: November 14, 2008 13:41   Comments: 1
Teachers and students protest across Europe

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Teachers and students protest across Europe

Thousands of German students have taken to the streets, demanding smaller class sizes and more teachers. The protests are only the latest in a string of demonstrations across Europe that have demanded educational reform.

Posted: November 13, 2008 17:42   Comments: 1
Soviet style hampers a democratic Ukraine

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Soviet style hampers a democratic Ukraine

Political progress has come slowly in Ukraine, where new businesses are finding it difficult to escape the Soviet ways.

Posted: November 13, 2008 15:45   Comments: 1
British public wants out of Afghanistan

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British public wants out of Afghanistan

Robert Finn, a former ambassador to Afghanistan, discusses a potential expansion of American military presence in Afghanistan and the need for broader cooperation with U.S. allies.

Posted: November 13, 2008 12:14   Comments: 1
Scandinavian countries close the gender gap

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Scandinavian countries close the gender gap

A recent report on the worldwide gender gap measures economic participation and opportunity, educational access, political empowerment and health/longevity.

Posted: November 13, 2008 07:58   Comments: 1
Polish citizens build on anti-Soviet camaraderie

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Polish citizens build on anti-Soviet camaraderie

Nearly two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Dave Marash travels to the shipyards of Gdansk.

Posted: November 12, 2008 17:12   Comments: 3
Recession fears mount across Europe

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Recession fears mount across Europe

In October, U.K. unemployment rose at the fastest rate in 16 years. About 1.82 million British people are now out of work as leaders call for coordinated global efforts to stem an impending recession.

Posted: November 12, 2008 17:03   Comments: 0
Czech youth unaware of Soviet past

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Czech youth unaware of Soviet past

The younger generation of Czech citizens know little about the Russian invasion and subsequent demonstrations of 1968.

Posted: November 11, 2008 23:21   Comments: 8
World salutes 90th anniversary of World War I

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World salutes 90th anniversary of World War I

It goes by many names -- Veterans Day, Remembrance Day, Poppy Day, Armistice Day and even Independence Day in some countries -- but every November, nations around the world commemorate those who have served in the the military and particularly in World War I.

Posted: November 11, 2008 11:51   Comments: 0

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