Middle East: February 2010 Archives
Thursday February 25, 2010
In the L.A. neighbourhood of Watts, Miss Ware and Miss Williams have spent decades helping black kids find a bright future.
In Zimbabwe though, Robert Mugabe is rounding out his regime's 30 years, making sure the country has a bleak one.
Then there's Tajikistan. Our guest says it's The Sopranos run by Fred Flintstone. But too important to ignore.
Our correspondent goes for gold in the Defend-Canada-From-The-British-Media Olympics. It's no place for false starts.
And, most press clubs are more about single malts than multiple dangers. We'll hear why Afghanistan's is so different.
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Thursday February 18, 2010
How an obscure political party managed to persuade the Swiss public to ban minarets from mosques. Wait till you hear what they're working on next.
Operation Moshtarak is rolling over southern Afghanistan. But has NATO got the target wrong?
Pop a pill, kill a tree. We revisit the drug trade that's damaging the forests of southeast Asia.
And, the trouble with paradise; how Jamaica's turbulent past still shapes its troubled future.
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- Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny arrested during protest
- Police detained hundreds of protesters across Russia on Sunday, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny, after thousands took to the streets to demonstrate against corruption and demand the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
- Trump, after blaming Democrats, now also faults conservatives for failed health-care bill
- U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health-care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from health care to tax cuts.
- U.S.-backed troops capture Syrian airbase from ISIS
- U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces captured a strategically important airbase from Islamic State militants in north Syria on Sunday in the first major victory for the group since the U.S. airlifted the forces behind enemy lines four days ago.
- Khalid Masood reportedly used WhatsApp minutes before London attack
- British interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday end-to-end encryption of messages offered by services like Whatsapp are "completely unacceptable" and there should be no "secret place for terrorists to communicate."
- South Korea to seek arrest warrant for impeached ex-president Park
- South Korean prosecutors said Monday that they want a court to issue a warrant to arrest former President Park Geun-hye on corruption allegations.