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Western powers aim for Taliban power-sharing agreement

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Western powers aim for Taliban power-sharing agreement

As the U.S.-led coalition fights an increasingly tough war against the Taliban, there is new talk of reaching out to elements of the group. On Thursday, a conference in London will explore ways of bringing the Taliban into the government and how to transfer security responsibility to Afghan forces. There is growing hope that an agreement with the Taliban could end the war.

Posted: January 25, 2010 10:10   Comments: 25
H1N1 forcing governments to rethink health strategies

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H1N1 forcing governments to rethink health strategies

With concerns rising in the U.S. and abroad about the H1N1 virus, we want to hear your thoughts. Do you think the U.S. government is doing enough to protect American citizens from H1N1?

Posted: October 21, 2009 11:15   Comments: 29
New Zealanders vote to overturn ban on smacking children

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New Zealanders vote to overturn ban on smacking children

In a nationwide referendum, nearly 88 percent of New Zealanders voted "NO" when asked: "Should a smack as part of good parental correction be a criminal offense?" Do you think governments should make laws about how to punish children, or it is a private matter? Tell us what you think.

Posted: August 21, 2009 16:21   Comments: 16
Haiti’s government must rebuild trust to repair nation

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Haiti’s government must rebuild trust to repair nation

Haitian Prime Minister Michèle Pierre-Louis took office in September, succeeding a former prime minister who was ousted amid riots. Pierre-Louis discusses how she and the rest of the government can work to overcome Haitians' distrust.

Posted: February 19, 2009 12:55   Comments: 8
Philippines doles out cash incentives for school, health

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Philippines doles out cash incentives for school, health

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about a new government program in the Philippines that provides cash assistance to poor families who follow human development guidelines, and assesses its likelihood of success.

Posted: February 4, 2009 11:44   Comments: 1
Major government shifts of 2008

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Major government shifts of 2008

Last year saw both the departure of old leaders and the arrival of new ones, military coups and unprecedented democratic elections. Here is a selection of major government shifts around the globe in 2008.

Posted: January 9, 2009 13:53   Comments: 0

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