Europe: December 2009 Archives
Thursday December 10, 2009
The view from a dangerous frontier. High stakes and airstrikes as Pakistan tries to crush the Taliban advance.
The words no crime reporter in Tokyo ever wants to hear from the Yakuza: write the story and you die. We'll find out what happened to him next.
Yaks and thugs and 160 flat tires: the cyclist who pedalled halfway round the world to take on his own fears.
And, summoning the dead to protect the living.
It's an old tradition that disturbs some of Jamaica's Christian community. So why is the country promoting it?
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- Thu., 30 – June 30 & July 3: from Israel - Colombia - Berlin - Democratic Republic of Congo - Agra, India
- Wed., 29 – Guca, Serbia: brass bands and nationalism
- Thu., 23 – June 23 & 26: from Port-au-Prince, Haiti - El Paso, Texas - the Balkans - Dublin, Ireland - Oakland, California
- Thu., 16 – June 16 & 19: from Gudvangen, Norway - India - Dakar, Senegal - the Balkans - Guca, Serbia
- Thu., 2 – June 2 & 5: from Lima, Peru - Den Bosch, The Netherlands - Syria - Rondonia, Brazil - Lombardy, Italy
- May 2011
- Thu., 26 – May 26 & 29: from Hainan Island, China - San Diego - Malaysian Borneo - French Mayotte Island - Dublin
- Wed., 18 – May 19 & 22: from Kampala, Uganda - Israel - Montebaducco, Italy - Sarajevo, Bosnia - Nanjing, China - Robben Island, South Africa
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- Thu., 28 – London...the tale of MI-5 from here
- Thu., 28 – October 28 & 31, 2010: from Rio de Janeiro - Dublin - Voss, Norway - Huntsville, Alabama - London
- Thu., 21 – October 21 & 24, 2010: from Palermo, Sicily - Los Angeles - New York - Kandahar - Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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- September 2010
- Thu., 30 – September 30 & October 3, 2010: from Paris - New York - Afghanistan - Chiapas - Culver City, CA
- Thu., 16 – September 16 & 19 - from Bangkok, Thailand - Las Vegas, Nevada - Kampala, Uganda - Kaunas, Lithuania - Conakry, Guinea - Port au Prince, Haiti
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- Special Report A country without cash: Zimbabwe is so desperate it's selling off its elephants
- After nearly 40 years of Robert Mugabe’s rule, Zimbabwe is broke — so broke that it’s selling its elephants. CBC News explores the dying days of a dictatorship that continues to punish its people.
- Analysis 'The White House is in disarray': Trump struggles to find 'easy win' after health-care dud
- Most of Donald Trump's achievements so far have come via executive orders, proclamations and appointments. Lacking any legislative victories following the health-care bill implosion, tackling tax reform may not be a recipe for that kind of success.
- Netflix's anti-piracy team aims to make stealing content uncool
- Netflix has set up a new Global Copyright Protection Group to stop people from stealing its original content. The group's ultimate aim is to reduce online piracy "to a socially unacceptable fringe activity."
- U.K. tabloid's 'Legs-it' front page draws sexism complaints
- Britain's Daily Mail tabloid has sparked complaints with a front-page photograph focusing on the legs of Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
- Scottish parliament gets ready to vote on 2nd independence referendum
- As British Prime Minister Theresa May tries to unite the U.K. ahead of its formal exit from the European Union, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon presses forward with plans to hold a second referendum on independence.