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Fossilized skeleton could be key link in evolution puzzle

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Fossilized skeleton could be key link in evolution puzzle

Scientists say a 47 million-year-old fossilized skeleton from Germany may offer a new piece of the evolution puzzle. Michael Novacek, the provost of science at the American Museum of Natural History, discusses the significance of the fossil in understanding evolution.

Posted: May 20, 2009 13:45   Comments: 1
Economic downturn deepens across Europe

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Economic downturn deepens across Europe

As the recession continues, Germany's economy -- Europe's largest -- is contracting rapidly. France announced Wednesday that it has slipped into recession. Marcus Mabry of The New York Times discusses the deepening economic downturn and what may be in store for Europe.

Posted: May 15, 2009 12:50   Comments: 0
Europe remains optimistic in face of economic decline

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Europe remains optimistic in face of economic decline

Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek magazine discusses the optimism about the global economy in Europe. Britain reported its sharpest economic decline in 30 years on Friday, yet economists were upbeat, saying it was the beginning of the end.

Posted: April 24, 2009 16:26   Comments: 0
On Earth Day, world turns attention to renewable energy

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On Earth Day, world turns attention to renewable energy

Olav Kjorven, director for the United Nations Development Program's Bureau for Development Policy, discusses how sustainable development can be encouraged in very poor countries and how best to address environmental issues in a time of economic stress.

Posted: April 22, 2009 11:02   Comments: 0
Europe concocts plans to fight toxic assets, foreclosures

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Europe concocts plans to fight toxic assets, foreclosures

The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday that the financial crisis "is likely to be deep and long lasting." Peter Coy of BusinessWeek magazine discusses Britain's plans to help struggling homeowners and Germany's new approach to getting rid of toxic assets.

Posted: April 21, 2009 12:46   Comments: 2
G-20 countries split over way out of economic crisis

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G-20 countries split over way out of economic crisis

Reginald Dale, a senior fellow in the Europe program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discusses the divide over regulation between France and Germany and the UK and U.S. and whether Russia will respond to President Obama's pledge to "reset" the relationship with Russia.

Posted: April 1, 2009 14:33   Comments: 4
Unemployment surges around the world

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Unemployment surges around the world

As unemployment reaches 8.1 percent in the U.S., Telis Demos, a reporter with Fortune magazine, discusses global unemployment and when the downward spiral might end.

Posted: March 6, 2009 15:29   Comments: 2
The proud and dismayed pray for the pope

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The proud and dismayed pray for the pope

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge watched from Bavaria as Joseph Ratzinger became Pope Benedict XVI, and considers what the pope's journey means to his native Germany.

Posted: February 6, 2009 11:25   Comments: 7
Germans told to hold the bratwurst and schnitzel

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Germans told to hold the bratwurst and schnitzel

From Germany to Australia, countries are examining their diets and considering toning down on meat consumption, as livestock farming is responsible for significant greenhouse gas emissions.

Posted: January 23, 2009 09:39   Comments: 0
Czech artwork creates stir across Europe

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Czech artwork creates stir across Europe

A sculpture celebrating the Czech presidency of the European Union has become embroiled in controversy. It features symbols of E.U. member countries -- but Romania is represented as a vampiric theme park and Bulgaria is portrayed as a Turkish toilet system.

Posted: January 14, 2009 15:12   Comments: 5

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