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Remembering the bonbon bombers of Berlin

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Remembering the bonbon bombers of Berlin

Germans and Americans celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, the 15-month operation that flew food and coal into Berlin during the Soviet blockade in 1948.

Posted: September 30, 2008 20:26   Comments: 12
World credit markets remain frozen

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World credit markets remain frozen

Mohannad Aama, managing director of Beam Capital Management, discusses the global upheaval in credit and fixed income markets.

Posted: September 30, 2008 18:02   Comments: 1
British intelligence recruits spies on Facebook

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British intelligence recruits spies on Facebook

Britain's secret intelligence service is now looking for recruits on Facebook, a popular social networking site.

Posted: September 30, 2008 12:58   Comments: 1
Belarus election shuts out opposition

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Belarus election shuts out opposition

A Worldfocus contributing blogger examines the disputed parliamentary elections in Belarus.

Posted: September 29, 2008 11:02   Comments: 1
The world reacts to the U.S. rescue plan

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The world reacts to the U.S. rescue plan

Brad Setser discusses the international credit crisis as the U.S. House of Representatives prepares to vote on the $700 billion rescue plan.

Posted: September 29, 2008 01:26   Comments: 0
Fighting corruption in Jordan by Danish example

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Fighting corruption in Jordan by Danish example

A Worldfocus contributing blogger discusses measures to fight corruption in Jordan based on success in Denmark.

Posted: September 26, 2008 10:59   Comments: 1
France urges stricter regulation of European markets

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France urges stricter regulation of European markets

David Braunschvig of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses the role of French and German leaders on imposing stricter European market regulation.

Posted: September 26, 2008 10:29   Comments: 1
American food spoils Mediterranean diet

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American food spoils Mediterranean diet

The salubrious "Mediterranean diet" is on the decline as American fast food culture spreads throughout Greece.

Posted: September 25, 2008 10:11   Comments: 0
Armenia celebrates and looks to the future

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Armenia celebrates and looks to the future

Armenia faces challenges on many fronts as it celebrates the 17th anniversary of its independence.

Posted: September 24, 2008 08:53   Comments: 0
Finnish shooting raises gun law questions

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Finnish shooting raises gun law questions

A school shooting in Finland renews questions about the country's gun policy.

Posted: September 23, 2008 17:02   Comments: 0

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