Asia: September 2009 Archives
Thursday September 24, 2009
The new prisoners of piracy. Monsoon season provides safe haven for crews of the small boats that sail the Indian Ocean.
We'll hear some answers from the Canadian in charge of the count in Afghanistan's tainted election.
Then, Pulitzer prize winner Tracy Kidder tells a story of triumph over memory of the massacres in Burundi.
The Ramadan Blogs; two American-raised Muslims get their eyes opened when they venture into a different New York mosque, every day for a month.
And from a high plateau in Mali, a trio of Canadians brings healing hands to people who've never seen medical care.
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Categories: 2010 Season, Africa, Asia, Middle East, Past Episodes
Thursday September 17, 2009
In Kabul, people are jumpy and guns are getting pricey. What does the Afghan street know that we don't?
China's economic safari in Africa. The author of a new book documents Beijing's colossal ambitions on the continent.
Meanwhile Ottawa's decision to give less aid to Africa could cost Canada a seat on the UN Security Council.
From Borneo, the "wild dreams" of the Kelabit people, struggling to survive like the rainforest.
And from the Can't-Win-for-Losing Department: musicians in Lebanon win acclaim for singing in Arabic. Then lose it. For singing in Arabic.
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Categories: 2010 Season, Africa, Americas, Asia, Middle East, Past Episodes
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- Tue., 26 – July 28 & 31: from Kwa Dabekaa, South Africa - Vancouver - Haiti - Zimbabwe - Kolkata, India - New York
- Thu., 21 – July 21 & 24: from Yunnan province, China - Haiti - South Africa - Uljanovsk, Russia - Palermo, Italy
- Thu., 7 – July 7 & 10: from Cape Town, South Africa - Kabul, Afghanistan - Democratic Republic of Congo - Mogadishu, Somalia - Germany
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- Wed., 23 – March 24 - 27, 2011 from: Noda and Sendai, Japan - Chernobyl - Tunis - Benghazi, Libya - Berlin
- Tue., 22 – Noda, Japan...pictures, pieces of lives
- Thu., 17 – Beijing...ice swimming and loving it
- Thu., 17 – Kabul... Ormiston on Afghanistanization
- Thu., 17 – March 17/20, 2011 Dispatches: from Kabul - Riyadh - Beijing - Douglas, South Africa -Cozumel - India via New York
- Thu., 10 – China rolls back reforms
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- Thu., 25 – November 25 & 28: from Afghanistan - Bosnia - Ghana - Zimbabwe - Seoul, South Korea - Manila, the Philippines
- Thu., 18 – November 18 & 21: from Kampala, Uganda - the Thai-Burmese border - Hilversum, Netherlands - Beirut, Lebanon - Dakar, Senegal - Chennai, India - Nanoori, Ghana
- Thu., 4 – November 4 & 7, 2010: from Berlin - Zambia - Mae Sot, Thailand - Hainan province, China - Guca, Serbia
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- Reports of hate crimes have increased 57 per cent following the Brexit referendum. Politicians and the public are fighting back.
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- The attack on the Istanbul airport is but the latest trauma in a nightmare couple of years for Turkey. It has been battered by terrorism, overflows of foreign refugees, political turmoil, and even a headlong descent into friendless international isolation.
- With Boris Johnson out, who will be Britain's next PM? video
- London's former mayor Boris Johnson — popular with the public and widely considered a front-runner for the prime minister's job — rules himself out of the race after the defection of a key ally.
- Istanbul airport attack: What we know about the victims
- Among the 44 people slain in Tuesday's suicide bombings at the Istanbul airport were a loving father who called his daughters "princesses," a colonel helping his son flee ISIS, a hero who tried to stop the attackers, a young woman who believed in peaceful resistance, an artist with a budding career, and a man who was about to get married.
- Nobel laureates challenge Greenpeace over safety of GMO crops
- More than 100 Nobel laureates called on environmental group Greenpeace to end its opposition to genetically modified crops, saying there is a scientific consensus they are safe and can benefit society, especially by preventing illnesses in the developing world.