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Myanmar releases several prisoners on protest anniversary

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Myanmar releases several prisoners on protest anniversary

As Burmese people remember last year's protests, the Myanmar government has released several political prisoners.

Posted: September 26, 2008 14:48   Comments: 0
Indonesians battle over anti-pornography bill

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Indonesians battle over anti-pornography bill

A Worldfocus contributing blogger examines reactions to a proposed anti-pornography bill in Indonesia and the role of Islam in the country.

Posted: September 25, 2008 11:12   Comments: 0
Group claims responsibility for Pakistan bombing

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Group claims responsibility for Pakistan bombing

Beena Sarwar, an independent journalist in Pakistan, discusses the credibility of the group that has claimed responsibility for attacks.

Posted: September 23, 2008 19:25   Comments: 0
Pakistani leaders avoid hotel bombing

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Pakistani leaders avoid hotel bombing

Martin Savidge speaks with Ahmed Rashid about the recent hotel bombing in Islamabad and its target.

Posted: September 22, 2008 18:38   Comments: 0
Week in review: World markets, Israel and Pakistan

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Week in review: World markets, Israel and Pakistan

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Carla Robbins of The New York Times discuss the week's events.

Posted: September 22, 2008 09:06   Comments: 0
Gun battle kills two Indian Muslims

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Gun battle kills two Indian Muslims

Violence in India renews conversation about the country's experience with terrorism.

Posted: September 19, 2008 19:55   Comments: 1
New Pakistani president faces challenges

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New Pakistani president faces challenges

Columbia University Professor Saeed Shafqat discusses the challenges facing Pakistan's new president and the state of U.S.-Pakistan relations.

Posted: September 19, 2008 19:29   Comments: 1
World elections spark blogger reactions

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World elections spark blogger reactions

In recent weeks, several national elections took place around the world. Here is a round-up of the newly elected with comments from bloggers.

Posted: September 19, 2008 16:49   Comments: 0
U.S. missile strikes in Pakistan show policy shift

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U.S. missile strikes in Pakistan show policy shift

U.S. military attacks targeting Taliban and al-Qaeda forces have taken place without the official consent of the Pakistani government.

Posted: September 18, 2008 18:08   Comments: 0
World market suffers from crisis of confidence

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World market suffers from crisis of confidence

Marcus Mabry, international business editor for The New York Times, describes the global lack of confidence in the American market.

Posted: September 18, 2008 16:47   Comments: 0

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