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People around the world honor International Women’s Day

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People around the world honor International Women’s Day

Today is International Women's Day, an event that has been celebrated around the world for almost a century. For more on gender issues, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Anne Marie Goetz of the U.N. Development Fund for Women. And Jason Overdorf reports for our partner GlobalPost on how class differences influence attitudes about gender in Delhi.

Posted: March 8, 2010 16:01   Comments: 2
A love affair between tourists and penguins in Patagonia

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A love affair between tourists and penguins in Patagonia

GlobalPost's Julia Kumari Drapkin traveled to the remote region of Patagonia, on the southern tip of Argentina, to visit with biologists studying the penguin population. The scientists are examining the impact of the 150,000 tourists who visit the penguins. So far, the effects appear to be largely benign.

Posted: January 29, 2010 16:20   Comments: 1
Once revered, Egypt’s cats now routinely abused

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Once revered, Egypt’s cats now routinely abused

In ancient times in Egypt, cats were revered -- often mummified and buried in their own cemeteries. But nowadays, those once cherished animals are routinely abused.

Posted: July 21, 2009 14:08   Comments: 8
Surrounded by war, Congolese women find beauty

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Surrounded by war, Congolese women find beauty

The fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo has lasted for more than a decade and killed more than 5 million people. Some Congolese women living under the most adverse conditions are still struggling to preserve something precious to them -- their beauty.

Posted: April 20, 2009 08:33   Comments: 2
U.S. needs to broker peace in the Middle East

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U.S. needs to broker peace in the Middle East

Charles Sennott, the executive editor of international news Web site GlobalPost, discusses the need for Middle East coverage that is more conscious of history and ways for the U.S. to engage with the Middle East.

Posted: January 16, 2009 12:11   Comments: 20
South Africa treats Tuberculosis patients at home

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South Africa treats Tuberculosis patients at home

As rates of tuberculosis rise, countries must weigh the civil liberties of patients infected with the airborne disease against the greater public's health interests.

Posted: November 25, 2008 22:53   Comments: 1
Violent Thai protests shut down airport

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Violent Thai protests shut down airport

Patrick Winn of GlobalPost discusses the battle between supporters and opponents of Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat's pro-Western government.

Posted: November 25, 2008 17:54   Comments: 1

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