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Today: The recession recedes and the Vatican gets social

Daily News Brief

Today: The recession recedes and the Vatican gets social

Today's news compiled by Worldfocus staff. The Syrian president is in France today and talks with Israel are on the agenda. Global warming may be causing Lake Titicaca to sink; and the Vatican tries to get hip to social media.

Posted: November 13, 2009 10:37   Comments: 0
Palestinian elections and a powerful Mexican drug lord

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Palestinian elections and a powerful Mexican drug lord

In today's daily news brief, the Palestinian elections may be postponed; Maoist rebels take to the streets in Nepal, and a Mexican drug lord makes the Forbes list of the world's most powerful people.

Posted: November 12, 2009 11:29   Comments: 3
Today: France bonds with Germany, Darfuri victims suffer

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Today: France bonds with Germany, Darfuri victims suffer

French President Sarkozy and German Chancellor Merkel commemorated soldiers who died in World War I. And a UN report is claiming that the decision by the Sudanese government to expel aid agencies working in Darfur has left many rape victims without key support.

Posted: November 11, 2009 09:09   Comments: 0
Today: Korean clash, Saudi strikes and endangered koalas

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Today: Korean clash, Saudi strikes and endangered koalas

Stories brought to you from the Worldfocus newsroom. Today: continuing clashes on the Saudi-Yemen border; an environmental group says the Australian koala population is dropping precipitously; and Japan increases humanitarian aid to Afghanistan.

Posted: November 10, 2009 11:53   Comments: 0
Today: Salvador mudslides, the Berlin Wall and eco-buses

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Today: Salvador mudslides, the Berlin Wall and eco-buses

Top stories from around the world as compiled by the Worldfocus newsroom. Today: Chinese and Korean reactions to the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall; deadly mudslides in El Salvador; and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir stays home.

Posted: November 9, 2009 10:39   Comments: 0
Today: Abbas vows to step aside, Saudis on the offensive

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Today: Abbas vows to step aside, Saudis on the offensive

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced in a televised speech yesterday that he would not seek reelection. And the Saudi newspaper Al-Watan is reporting that scores of Yemeni Houthis fighters have been killed in new Saudi Arabia's air attacks in a remote mountainous region.

Posted: November 6, 2009 09:18   Comments: 2
Today: Israel, flu and bootcamp for Web addicts

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Today: Israel, flu and bootcamp for Web addicts

Read top stories from around the world as compiled by the Worldfocus newsroom. Today: Saudi Arabia conducts airstrikes against rebels in Yemen; Israel releases an intercepted ship but keeps its weapons; and China bans corporal punishment for Internet addicts.

Posted: November 5, 2009 09:52   Comments: 5
Today: talks with Aung San Suu Kyi and Afghanistan deaths

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Today: talks with Aung San Suu Kyi and Afghanistan deaths

In today's news: a new World Bank report shows that East Asian economies are recovering from the global financial crisis but warned the upturn was primarily driven by China; and Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell is in Myanmar.

Posted: November 4, 2009 09:59   Comments: 0
Today: Myanmar, Finnish layoffs and music in Morocco

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Today: Myanmar, Finnish layoffs and music in Morocco

Today's news roundup from around the world. Nokia announces layoffs in Finland; the French will send a delegation to North Korea; and bookstores are closing in Samarkand.

Posted: November 3, 2009 09:36   Comments: 0
Today: Russia vaccinates for H1N1 and Clinton in Kosovo

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Today: Russia vaccinates for H1N1 and Clinton in Kosovo

A high-level North Korean diplomat announces his country's intention to participate in direct negotiations on nuclear proliferation, and Bill Clinton visits Kosovo to attend the unveiling of his 11-foot statue.

Posted: November 2, 2009 13:34   Comments: 3

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