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2010 Season: November 2010 Archives

November 25 & 28: from Afghanistan - Bosnia - Ghana - Zimbabwe - Seoul, South Korea - Manila, the Philippines

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Afghan insurgents from "Taliban: Behind the Masks"

Taping the Taliban. A Norwegian filmmaker is a rare witness to their ambushes and ambitions - and gets kidnapped to boot.  

Can animal rights improve human rights? We'll hear why some in Bosnia hope so.

When to kick and when to run.  A martial arts expert teaches kids in the Philippines to defend themselves from sex traffickers.

Inside the witch camps of Ghana.  A Canadian author's time among  women exiled more for spite than for spells. 

Kimchi quandry: Time to make it in South Korea is running out and so is the cabbage.

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November 18 & 21: from Kampala, Uganda - the Thai-Burmese border - Hilversum, Netherlands - Beirut, Lebanon - Dakar, Senegal - Chennai, India - Nanoori, Ghana

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Burmese journalists working in darkness on the Thai border (photo/Michelle Cheung)

Sudan gears up for a groundbreaking referendum by cracking down on critics.

Rumours of war: our correspondent on the new tensions in Lebanon.

Broadcasting from exile: Myanmar's refugee reporters try to get truth on the air in Burma.

Then, why one of the best jobs in Indian journalism comes with  surveillance and wiretaps.

And in Senegal they say, you gotta eat the chilis before you get the honey. And female cabbies eat a lot of chilis.

 

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November 11 & 14, 2010: from Cambodia, New Delhi, Mali, Israel

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U.S. President Richard Nixon and Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir (with Henry Kissinger) agreed in 1969 that Israel would adopt a policy of "ambiguity" about whether it had nukes.

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Israel has nukes but nobody can talk about them. An Israeli author says that's unacceptable. He reveals what his government won't.

Mystery bones: In Cambodia, scientists looking for tigers found human bones. But whose bones are in those lost jars?

For the poor of India,"trickle-down" means a soaking from the latest monsoon. We look at why it's so hard to create a social welfare system that works there. 

The long hello: A lesson from the Dogon. The politest people on earth?

 

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November 4 & 7, 2010: from Berlin - Zambia - Mae Sot, Thailand - Hainan province, China - Guca, Serbia

A Norwegian Elvis impersonator tries to lighten the mood for Burmese refugees in a camp on the Thai border.

No joke: What's an Elvis impersonator have in common with this weekend's election in Burma? Both are pretending to be something they're not.

Japan vs. China. Why rare earth, wind and fiery rhetoric have them in a diplomatic throwdown.

Serbian discord: The sweet sound of celebration sours as nationalism invades a gathering of brass bands in Serbia.

Charity got your goat?   They say you'll help a villager in some far away place if you buy him or her one.  A Canadian went to Zambia to see for himself.

Art for art's sake? Berlin's grungy art house called Tacheles is on prime real estate. The tourist landmark may be too valuable to keep.

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