Middle East: November 2009 Archives
Thursday November 19, 2009
Elections coming. Americans leaving. Tensions rising. A view from the barricades in Iraq.
From the land behind God's back, meet the burnesh of the Balkans: women who lead their lives as men.
A year since the Mumbai attacks some wounds have healed, but life for one survivor has never been the same.
Israel's military culture helps make its economy the start-up capital of the world.
And, India's tired of losing. Listen to its plan for dominating the world of international sports.
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- Analysis Plutocrats with their crony capitalism are taking over again in the U.S.: Don Pittis
- Can a cabinet full of billionaires make poor people richer? Critics including Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland once warned of the effects of crony capitalism.
- New Russia's ambassador to United Nations dies at 64
- Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly Monday after falling ill in his office at the mission, Russian officials said.
- Video appears to show fatal attack on North Korean exile video
- Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday his government's investigation of the killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother, Kim Jong-nam, will be "objective" — while tensions between the countries rose and video emerged that appears to show the fatal attack.
- Trump and the Crown: Brits unsettled over U.S. president getting royal treatment
- U.S. President Donald Trump's upcoming state visit to the United Kingdom has inspired much more than raised eyebrows: protests, petitions, a move to sack the speaker of the House of Commons, and a police warning the visit could require thousands of officers on the streets.
- Millions at risk as famine grips parts of South Sudan
- Famine is declared in two counties of South Sudan, by the South Sudan government and three UN agencies, which say the calamity is the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis that has devastated the war-torn East African nation.