Martin Himel (blog)
Heroes, Hollywood and making it through the day
Worldfocus special correspondent Martin Himel blogs about what makes Israeli cinema different from Hollywood's.
Posted: September 29, 2009 12:53
Divided Northern Ireland works to integrate schools
Despite its official peace agreements, Northern Ireland remains a largely divided land, with Catholics and Protestants still living apart. Yet there are attempts to bring the people of Northern Ireland together, including an innovative program to integrate schools.
Posted: May 5, 2009 15:59
Wounds still left open from Northern Ireland’s conflict
Eleven years ago, a peace agreement in Northern Ireland ended decades of sectarian violence between Catholics and Protestants. Despite that agreement, there are still many open wounds from the conflict -- justice still not served for thousands of families whose loved ones were murdered or vanished.
Posted: May 4, 2009 15:54
Russian real estate goes from boom to bust
Once alive and well, Russia's real estate industry has been hit hard by the financial crisis.
Posted: February 17, 2009 13:53
Stalin makes a comeback with Russia’s youth
Though he is vilified in the U.S. as one of the 20th century's most brutal dictators, and despite the countless deaths his purges caused, Josef Stalin is once again being hailed in Russia.
Posted: February 16, 2009 13:35