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Japanese whaling sparks cultural, environmental debate

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Japanese whaling sparks cultural, environmental debate

Japan's annual five-month research hunt in Antarctica has angered anti-whaling activists. Though Japanese whalers say their work is part of legal scientific research, critics say they are hunting for commercial purposes.

Posted: January 8, 2009 14:11   Comments: 4
Pakistani troops head to Indian border

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Pakistani troops head to Indian border

Selig Harrison of the Asia Program at the Center for International Policy discusses the significance of Pakistani troop movements on the border with India.

Posted: December 26, 2008 12:36   Comments: 2
Conflicts persist in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan

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Conflicts persist in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan

Roger Carstens of the Center for a New American Security discusses the future of Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Posted: December 23, 2008 17:23   Comments: 1
Finding freedom in the outer reaches of Myanmar

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Finding freedom in the outer reaches of Myanmar

Worldfocus contributing bloggers write from the northern region of Myanmar, where ethic Kachins retain relative autonomy despite the presence of the government military.

Posted: December 15, 2008 14:35   Comments: 0
Week in review: Afghanistan, Pakistan and Zimbabwe

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Week in review: Afghanistan, Pakistan and Zimbabwe

Carla Robbins of The New York Times and Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine discuss the week's major events, from U.S. plans to move more troops into Afghanistan to Zimbabwe's cholera outbreak.

Posted: December 12, 2008 16:36   Comments: 4
Join our giant kitchen conversation

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Join our giant kitchen conversation

Anchor Martin Savidge hosted his first radio show on Tuesday on the Kashmiri people, history and human rights. He talks about the experience and about the future of the new Worldfocus webcast.

Posted: December 11, 2008 18:42   Comments: 0
Government wages information war in Sri Lanka

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Government wages information war in Sri Lanka

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about efforts of the Sri Lankan government to control the narrative of their battle with the Tamil Tigers, which was more deadly than the war in Afghanistan in 2008.

Posted: December 10, 2008 09:57   Comments: 2
Webcast: Panel on Kashmir — listen now

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Webcast: Panel on Kashmir — listen now

Worldfocus.org and anchor Martin Savidge host a webcast discussion on the people and history of Kashmir with a panel of guests.

Posted: December 9, 2008 17:12   Comments: 11
Q&A: Kashmiri people, history and human rights

Q&A: Kashmir

Q&A: Kashmiri people, history and human rights

Cultural Anthropologist Haley Duschinski has researched issues of the Kashmiri people for the past 10 years and answers your questions here.

Posted: December 8, 2008 18:24   Comments: 43
Pakistan raids Kashmir camp linked to Mumbai attacks

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Pakistan raids Kashmir camp linked to Mumbai attacks

Former Pakistani ambassador to the United Nations Ahmad Kamal discusses recent developments in the region.

Posted: December 8, 2008 17:12   Comments: 18

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