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Week in review: Economy, Taliban and India in space

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Week in review: Economy, Taliban and India in space

Carla Robbins of The New York Times and Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations discuss the financial turmoil around the world, new efforts to combat Taliban insurgents in Pakistan and India's first mission to the moon.

Posted: October 24, 2008 16:25   Comments: 3
Egypt’s journalists fight for free speech

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Egypt’s journalists fight for free speech

Egyptian writers, reporters and bloggers face restrictions when expressing their views.

Posted: October 23, 2008 23:27   Comments: 1
Egyptian bloggers cite censorship, arrest and torture

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Egyptian bloggers cite censorship, arrest and torture

Worldfocus spoke with Egyptian bloggers about freedom, the press and taking blogging to the streets -- or behind bars.

Posted: October 23, 2008 16:56   Comments: 5
Hindi music and Palestinian beer toast Oktoberfest

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Hindi music and Palestinian beer toast Oktoberfest

Inspired by Germany's annual beer festival, countries around the world break out their steins.

Posted: October 23, 2008 15:59   Comments: 0
Israel considers Saudi peace plan

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Israel considers Saudi peace plan

Journalist Udi Segal and Professor Alon Ben-Meir discuss the significance of the Israeli president's talks with Egypt.

Posted: October 23, 2008 14:10   Comments: 0
Pakistan arms tribesmen to fight Taliban

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Pakistan arms tribesmen to fight Taliban

Karen DeYoung of The Washington Post discusses Pakistan's new plan to fight extremists.

Posted: October 23, 2008 11:09   Comments: 0
U.S.-Iraq security plan may fail

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U.S.-Iraq security plan may fail

Over the weekend, protesters in Iraq voiced their discontent with the preliminary security plan, which will replace the soon-to-expire U.N. resolution.

Posted: October 20, 2008 16:55   Comments: 0
Week in review: Markets, Iran and China

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Week in review: Markets, Iran and China

Carla Robbins of The New York Times and Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations review world markets, U.S. interests in Iran and land reforms in China.

Posted: October 17, 2008 16:37   Comments: 0
Unemployment claims reach historic highs

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Unemployment claims reach historic highs

As the U.S. deals with the fallout of the financial crisis, unemployment claims have reached historic highs. But citizens around the world are increasingly finding themselves out of a job.

Posted: October 17, 2008 12:58   Comments: 1
Covering more than just the big stories

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Covering more than just the big stories

Martin Savidge reviews some of the stories Worldfocus covered this week, including a series on 21st century Africa.

Posted: October 17, 2008 08:57   Comments: 0

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