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All Posts Tagged With: "violence"

With no future in sight, young Pakistanis pick up arms

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With no future in sight, young Pakistanis pick up arms

A Pakistani-American writes that a lack of economic opportunities has led many Pakistani youths, including herself, to leave the country. Those too poor or who lack the connections to flee often turn to violence.

Posted: April 23, 2009 10:50   Comments: 2
Street gangs target and kill bus drivers in Guatemala

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Street gangs target and kill bus drivers in Guatemala

Samuel Loewenberg of the Pulitzer Center is currently in Guatemala producing a couple Worldfocus signature stories. He writes about the ongoing violence instigated by street gangs in Guatemala. Approximately 33 bus drivers have been killed so far this year.

Posted: March 30, 2009 09:24   Comments: 3
Tune in: Online radio show on violence in Northern Ireland

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Tune in: Online radio show on violence in Northern Ireland

Following two recent attacks by Irish Republican Army splinter groups, Northern Ireland is on edge, fearing a return to violence. Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores the history of conflict in Northern Ireland as well as recent violence and life in the province today. Paul Arthur, Kevin Cullen and Honor Fagan join the conversation.

Posted: March 24, 2009 18:25   Comments: 3
Week in review: Pakistani protests and Irish violence

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Week in review: Pakistani protests and Irish violence

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs Magazine and Carol Giacomo of The New York Times discuss the week's top stories: Pakistani protests and the government's crackdown against its opponents, plans for a new strategy in Afghanistan and violence in Northern Ireland.

Posted: March 13, 2009 15:17   Comments: 5
Global communities mark International Women’s Day

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Global communities mark International Women’s Day

Sunday marked International Women’s Day, recognizing economic, political and social achievements of women. Amid celebrations worldwide, from Cameroon to Chile, there were also discussions of continuing gender-based violence and inequality.

Posted: March 9, 2009 11:04   Comments: 0
So. African immigrants take refuge in camps outside cities

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So. African immigrants take refuge in camps outside cities

A South African aid worker discusses Cape Town's immigrant dwellings in in camps on the outskirts of communities. She discusses strategies for assimilation with the South Africans who reject them.

Posted: February 26, 2009 16:01   Comments: 1
Bangladesh revolt ends after deadly soldier mutiny

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Bangladesh revolt ends after deadly soldier mutiny

Bangladesh's paramilitary group, the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR), launched a revolt in their Dhaka headquarters on Wednesday. Frustrations mounted because of poor pay, rising food costs and the ever-expanding global economic crisis.

Posted: February 26, 2009 11:01   Comments: 4
Thailand’s Muslim insurgency solidifies in south

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Thailand’s Muslim insurgency solidifies in south

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the solidification of Thailand's Muslim insurgency and the government's approach to dealing with the separatist movement.

Posted: January 30, 2009 11:29   Comments: 4
Muslim insurgency simmers in southern Thailand

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Muslim insurgency simmers in southern Thailand

Beyond the recent turmoil in Bangkok, a violent Muslim insurgency has emerged in Thailand's south.

Posted: December 4, 2008 22:01   Comments: 3
Mumbai attacks impact Pakistan’s role in war on terror

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Mumbai attacks impact Pakistan’s role in war on terror

Daniel Markey of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses the future of Pakistan's participation in the U.S. war on terror given the fallout from the massacre in Mumbai.

Posted: December 3, 2008 16:36   Comments: 0
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