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Global food prices surge

Special Feature

Global food prices surge

Worldfocus traveled to Argentina, India, Kenya and Ukraine and reported a four-part video series on rising food prices around the world.

Posted: October 9, 2008 21:26   Comments: 0
Vietnam resuscitates dying rivers

Perspectives

Vietnam resuscitates dying rivers

A Worldfocus contributing blogger calls a Vietnamese river a "receptacle for discharged waste water," which cannot be rehabilitated naturally.

Posted: October 9, 2008 18:43   Comments: 0
World watches McCain, Obama debate

Blogwatch / Audio

World watches McCain, Obama debate

While bloggers react to the U.S. presidential debate, freelance journalist Wafaa Jamil and Peter Ford of The Christian Science Monitor discuss the lack of interest in Palestine and China.

Posted: October 8, 2008 17:50   Comments: 2
Maldives holds historic election

Blogwatch

Maldives holds historic election

Voters on the island nation of Maldives go to the polls today for the first time in 30 years amid reports of irregularities.

Posted: October 8, 2008 14:54   Comments: 0
Tech hassles “captured” in India

In the Newsroom

Tech hassles “captured” in India

Producer Ara Ayer recounts his multi-tasking and multi-media reporting experience in India.

Posted: October 8, 2008 12:32   Comments: 7
Food prices punish rich and poor in India

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Food prices punish rich and poor in India

All across India, people feel the effects of rising food costs, spiking inflation and lackluster harvests.

Posted: October 7, 2008 19:32   Comments: 2
Thai protests intensify political divide

Blogwatch / Audio

Thai protests intensify political divide

Police used tear gas against thousands of protesters who attempted to blockade the Thai parliament.

Posted: October 7, 2008 18:19   Comments: 1
U.S. investors advised to diversify overseas

Video

U.S. investors advised to diversify overseas

Eric Schurenberg, managing editor of Money Magazine, discusses the declining Asian markets, portfolio diversification and long-term growth.

Posted: October 3, 2008 16:55   Comments: 0
India bans smoking in public places

Blogwatch

India bans smoking in public places

India plans to celebrate Ghandi's birthday tomorrow by implementing the world's largest smoking ban.

Posted: October 1, 2008 15:47   Comments: 4
Modern-day pirate attacks threaten the high seas

Blogwatch / Audio

Modern-day pirate attacks threaten the high seas

Modern-day pirate attacks are increasing around the around the world. Rob Crilly discusses the pirate situation in Somalia.

Posted: September 30, 2008 18:54   Comments: 0

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