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Top 15 Worldfocus Signature Stories of 2009

Worldfocus Best of 2009

Top 15 Worldfocus Signature Stories of 2009

Our signature stories delve into issues around the world -- from the long-term effects of Agent Orange in Vietnam and escalating gang violence in Mexico to discrimination against whites in South Africa and Afghan immigrants in Iran. See our best Signature videos of the year.

Posted: December 24, 2009 16:21   Comments: 3
Top 10 Worldfocus Radio Shows of 2009

Worldfocus Best of 2009

Top 10 Worldfocus Radio Shows of 2009

Worldfocus presents highlights from our weekly radio show, which covers underreported stories. From entrepreneurship in Ethiopia and Sri Lanka's bloody civil war to reverse brain drain in China and Baha'is in modern Iran, listen to the shows that were most popular with listeners in 2009.

Posted: December 23, 2009 15:44   Comments: 0
Jerusalem serves as disputed 2009 Arab ‘culture capital’

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Jerusalem serves as disputed 2009 Arab ‘culture capital’

For 2009, UNESCO and the Arab League designated Jerusalem as the year's Arab culture capital. But Israeli authorities forbade events associated with the program, prompting a series of secret indoor gatherings. Worldfocus interviewed the Dutch organizer of Al Quds Underground.

Posted: December 4, 2009 15:05   Comments: 8
Joint Israeli-Palestinian project plants strawberry fields

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Joint Israeli-Palestinian project plants strawberry fields

As part of our Beyond the Headlines series, Arieh O'Sullivan of The Media Line reports from the Palestinian town of Qalqilyah about a project on which Israelis and Palestinians are working together. Agriculture liaisons from both sides are cooperating to make strawberry fields blossom -- and as one Beatle might say, to give peace a chance.

Posted: December 2, 2009 16:32   Comments: 8
Netanyahu proposes 10-month West Bank settlement freeze

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Netanyahu proposes 10-month West Bank settlement freeze

Today Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu proposed a 10-month freeze on settlement construction. For more on the latest announcement, Martin Savidge speaks with Ghassan Shabaneh about how Netanyahu might be trying to prop up Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and why the Palestinians have already rejected Israel's offer.

Posted: November 25, 2009 17:10   Comments: 29
Jerusalem’s undying ethnic strife deepens urban divide

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Jerusalem’s undying ethnic strife deepens urban divide

One of the world's holiest cities is also one of the most divided. For more on Jerusalem's unique situation, Worldfocus spoke with Hussein Ibish, a senior fellow at the American Task Force for Palestine, a non-profit dedicated to a two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Posted: November 20, 2009 12:38   Comments: 10
Israelis settle in occupied West Bank for economic reasons

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Israelis settle in occupied West Bank for economic reasons

There is no sign that the building of Israeli settlements will cease. Economic and ideological settlers continue to flock to the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Worldfocus correspondent Martin Himel visits both sides of the wall dividing an Israeli settlement and a Palestinian refugee camp.

Posted: November 19, 2009 16:37   Comments: 81
In Hamas-Fatah struggle, Barghouti embraces “third way”

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In Hamas-Fatah struggle, Barghouti embraces “third way”

Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al-Kassim interviews Dr. Mustafa Barghouti, the Secretary-General of the Palestinian National Initiative, a party that supports nonviolent resistance and the establishment of a pluralistic, democratic Palestinian state. Barghouti discusses the peace process, Palestinian infighting and the Obama administration.

Posted: November 19, 2009 16:35   Comments: 9
Settlements blocking Israeli-Palestinian path to peace?

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Settlements blocking Israeli-Palestinian path to peace?

The peace process between Israel and the Palestinians is in crisis, with no sign that a key issue -- freezing Israeli settlements -- can be resolved any time soon. Israelis and Palestinians continue to struggle over their common land. Should Israel agree to demands to freeze all settlement building?

Posted: November 19, 2009 13:07   Comments: 185
Israel worries about Iran’s controversial nuclear program

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Israel worries about Iran’s controversial nuclear program

Israel has been paying close attention and talking tough this week about Iran and its nuclear program. Daljit Dhaliwal speaks with prominent Israeli scholar on Iran, Professor David Menashri, who talks about whether the Iranian threat can be eliminated without using military force.

Posted: November 19, 2009 12:46   Comments: 2

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