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News from the Middle East: Obama, football, and intifada

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News from the Middle East: Obama, football, and intifada

Worldfocus' Mohammad Al-Kassim looks at headlines from Middle East news outlets, including: a talk-show host's critical assessment of President Obama's first year in office; a legendary football rivalry; and a prediction about a third intifada.

Posted: January 27, 2010 12:51   Comments: 3
U.S., Israel discuss thorny issue of Israeli settlements

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U.S., Israel discuss thorny issue of Israeli settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell failed to reach an agreement about Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Daniel Levy of the New America Foundation discusses prospects for a broader Middle East peace deal. Tell us what you think.

Posted: August 26, 2009 12:16   Comments: 136
Mysterious decline in bee population creates worry

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Mysterious decline in bee population creates worry

The mysterious disappearance of bees around the world is raising concerns because the bees pollinate an estimated 90 percent of the crops that are our source of food. Michael Novacek of the American Museum of Natural History discusses consequences of the decline in the bee population.

Posted: August 20, 2009 14:48   Comments: 6
G-20 agrees to regulation crackdown amid ongoing protests

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G-20 agrees to regulation crackdown amid ongoing protests

Martin Wolf of the Financial Times of London discusses whether the measures announced by the G-20 leaders in London will have a real impact on the global economic crisis.

Posted: April 2, 2009 14:55   Comments: 0
Is G-20 the right institution to handle economic crisis?

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Is G-20 the right institution to handle economic crisis?

As U.S. President Barack Obama prepares for the G-20 economic summit and offers assurances that differences between world leaders are exaggerated, a Worldfocus contributing blogger argues that member states' interests are too divergent to find an economic fix, and that the G-20 is not a representative international body.

Posted: April 1, 2009 16:21   Comments: 1
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
Protesters worldwide march for and against Gaza strikes

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Protesters worldwide march for and against Gaza strikes

The fighting in Gaza has sent thousands of protesters into streets around the world, championing both for and against Israel's military campaign and Hamas rocket attacks.

Posted: January 7, 2009 10:28   Comments: 7

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