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Entries by WorldFocus.org from 04/2009

Q&A: Palestinian unity talks between Fatah and Hamas

Posted 04.01.2009 | Huffington Post

Worldfocus producer Mohammad al-Kassim interviews Dr. Sameeh Shbaib of Birzeit University in the West Bank. On Wednesday, a second round of t...

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

Posted 04.01.2009 | Huffington Post

Protesters in London erected a banner in advance of the G-20 meeting in the city. President Barack Obama arrived in London on Tuesday in adv...

G-20 countries split over way out of economic crisis

Posted 04.01.2009 | Huffington Post

President Obama is in London tonight for the start of tomorrow’s G-20 gathering, where the leaders of the world’s most powerful countries ...

Full Show: April 1, 2009

Posted 04.01.2009 | Huffington Post

Watch the show from Wednesday, April 1: G-20 Meeting in London, Global reactions to the economic slump, a rare look inside North Korea and the growin...

Roundup of election results from Europe to Latin America

Posted 04.01.2009 | Huffington Post

El Salvador veered left in its presidential election on March 15. From Europe to Latin America, voters elected new leaders and governments du...

Obama, Russia?s Medvedev agree to cut nuclear arsenals

Posted 04.02.2009 | Huffington Post

Barack Obama met with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. On Wednesday in London, U.S. President Barack Obama met with Russian President Dmit...

?Hell Hole? film exposes appalling state of Zimbabwe?s jails

Posted 04.02.2009 | Huffington Post

A documentary portraying miserable and unhygienic conditions in Zimbabwe's jails has prompted the Zimbabwean government to request aid to manage their...

G-20 agrees to regulation crackdown amid ongoing protests

Posted 04.02.2009 | Huffington Post

World leaders came together at the G-20 economic summit in London on Thursday. President Barack Obama described what he called “unprecedented st...

Full Show: April 2, 2009

Posted 04.02.2009 | Huffington Post

Watch the show from Thursday, April 2: The G-20 economic summit in London, prisons in Zimbabwe, Singapore’s economy and China’s knockoff ...

South Korea and Japan brace for North Korea rocket launch

Posted 04.03.2009 | Huffington Post

A satellite image of the rocket at the Musudanri facility in North Korea. Photo: Institute for Science and International Security U.S. offici...

Serbia looks back on Kosovo, NATO a decade later

Posted 04.03.2009 | Huffington Post

A reminder of the NATO bombings in 1999. Recently, air raid sirens marked the 10th anniversary of NATO bombing in Serbia –  strikes...

News quiz: G20, Zimbabwe and workers in India

Posted 04.03.2009 | Huffington Post

var quiz = {id: 28, questions: [ { id: 155, text: 'At the G20 in London, world leaders pledged ___ in stimulus to offset the global recession.', imag...

What?s a trillion here or there, among friends?

Posted 04.03.2009 | Huffington Post

Press coverage of the G-20 Summit in London. Worldfocus editorial consultant Peter Eisner, the former deputy foreign editor of the Washington ...

NATO looks toward Afghanistan as it turns 60

Posted 04.03.2009 | Huffington Post

Tomorrow marks the 60th anniversary of NATO — the North Atlantic Treaty Organization — was born with the signing of an agreement in Washin...

Week in review: G-20 summit, talks with Russia and Iran

Posted 04.03.2009 | Huffington Post

Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, and Carla Robbins, deputy editorial page editor of The New York Times, join Martin Savid...

Indian nationalism begins to challenge caste destiny

Posted 04.03.2009 | Huffington Post

Dhobi Ghat in Mumbai’s Mahalaxmi neighborhood, where most of the workers belong to the Dhobi (washermen) caste. Photo: Ben Piven Multim...

Full Show: April 3, 2009

Posted 04.03.2009 | Huffington Post

Watch the show from Friday, April 3: NATO summit, France and Afghanistan, Pakistan depot attack, flogging reactions, world unemployment, weekly round...

Obama avoids ?genocide? label in Turkey

Posted 04.06.2009 | Huffington Post

A memorial in Armenia. Visiting Turkey on Monday, U.S. President Barack Obama encouraged dialogue with Armenia, acknowledging the mass killi...

Diplomacy should trump name-calling in dealing with Korea

Posted 04.06.2009 | Huffington Post

The Musudan Ri missle launch facility. Photo: DigitalGlobe North Korea launched a rocket on Sunday, but failed to put a satellite into orbit...

Estonia emerges from Soviet rule to fight in Afghanistan

Posted 04.06.2009 | Huffington Post

Over the weekend, NATO allies decided to contribute 5,000 additional short-term troops to the war effort in Afghanistan, some to help provide secu...

Death toll climbs after earthquake jolts central Italy

Posted 04.06.2009 | Huffington Post

The town of L’Aquila was close to the epicenter of the earthquake. Photo: U.S. Geological Survey A strong earthquake struck central...

U.S. urges strong response to N. Korea rocket launch

Posted 04.06.2009 | Huffington Post

The United States said on Monday that it will continue to press the United Nations Security Council for a strong response to this weekend’s rock...

Rural Africans may see a bright side to financial crisis

Posted 04.06.2009 | Huffington Post

Money changes hands at a market in Africa. The global recession may cost the African continent billions in aid, and African leaders have ackn...

Full Show: April 6, 2009

Posted 04.06.2009 | Huffington Post

Watch the show from Monday, April 6: Earthquake in Italy, President Obama in Turkey, North Korea’s rocket launch and Estonia in Afghanistan. /f...

High in the Bolivian Andes women dish out llama pizza

Posted 04.07.2009 | Huffington Post

Minuteman Pizza serves many traditional pizzas, but also some with a twist, like the spicy llama pizza. Worldfocus producer Bryan Myers is c...