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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- Nice attack investigation reveals attacker led multiple lives
- A 31-year-old father of three obsessed with fitness and sex, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel led multiple lives. His darkest side appears to have been his best-kept secret: a calculated, committed jihadi ready to kill scores of people in a French Riviera rampage.
- Explosive device injures 10 in German city near Nuremberg
- Police in the southern German city of Ansbach said Monday a man was killed when an explosive device he was believed to be carrying went off near an open-air music festival, injuring 10 others.
- Sanders supporters, Clinton protesters hit Philadelphia streets ahead of DNC
- Thousands of demonstrators took to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilts during a heat wave.
- DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigns amid Wikileaks email scandal
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she is stepping down as Democratic Party chairwoman at the end of this week's convention after coming under fire following the publication of leaked emails suggesting the Democratic National Committee favoured Hillary Clinton in the presidential primaries.
- Russian athletes avoid complete Rio Olympics ban
- Russian athletes will not be completely banned from the Rio Olympics, following a decision by the International Olympic Committee's executive board on Sunday. However, the Russian Olympic Committee has been barred from entering athletes who have ever been sanctioned for doping.