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Asia: October 2010 Archives

October 21 & 24, 2010: from Palermo, Sicily - Los Angeles - New York - Kandahar - Phnom Penh, Cambodia


Traditional cooking in Assam, India. Photo/Hanna Ingber Win.

Where there's smoke: Cook stoves pollute and kill millions. Designing a smokeless stove is caputuring some creative imaginations.              

Okay in custody: Why Canada built a playground in an Afghan prison.

Journalists on the take: It's more common than we knew!

Saying "no thanks" to the Mob: An effort to get tourists to support those who stand up to the bosses.

Heard about India's civil war?  Thousands have been killed, and the number's rising.

All this and a musical memory from fall of apartheid in South Africa.

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October 14 & 17, 2010: from Miami - Cuba - Arizona - Tripoli, Lebanon - Berlin - La Paz, Bolivia

The brother of Bolivian murder victim Gladys Apaza holds up photos of her and her boyfriend, and alleged killer. Photo/Ruxandra Guidi

The Dean of Gitmo reporters dishes the dirt on the weirdness of covering a court like no other.

Then, the Cuban state diet. Everybody gets fed. Just not enough, as an American journalist finds out when he goes native.

Bolivia's new revolution: tough new laws on violence against women, in a society where it's practically part of the culture.

A small matter of the missing: a new book documents the quest to identify the Balkans' war dead with DNA.

And we revisit the story of Arizona ranchers talking shoot-to-kill after one of their own is murdered on the trail of Mexican drug smugglers.

All that, plus a view from Lebanon, and some melancholy musical memory.

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October 7 & 10, 2010 - from Port-au-Prince - Rio de Janeiro - Pakistan - New York - Kabul

Waving the Green Party banner in Brazil.

The view from here: our correspondents spot Brazil's post-election challenge lying on the beach, and watch a heartbreaking scene on the flood plains of Pakistan.

A doctor's lament for the injured of Haiti's earthquake: "By saving them, did we condemn them to suffer?" 

Hezbollah loves Iran, open warfare and the Soccer Moms of Lebanon.  So why do so many Lebanese love it back?

And, an encore of our latest award-winning documentary: "Shovelling the rain away" in Afghanistan.

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