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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- CBC IN JAPAN Canada expects 'strong' G7 statement against paying hostage ransoms video
- The G7 is poised to take a strong stand against the practice of governments paying ransoms for hostages kidnapped by groups with links to terrorism, one of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's top priorities at this summit of world leaders.
- French dock workers throw smoke bombs as labour reform protests escalate
- Thousands of dock workers poured into a public square in the French port city of Le Havre, setting off smoke bombs as part of escalating nationwide protests against a labour bill that would loosen protections for French workers.
- Obama says G7 leaders rightfully 'rattled' by Trump
- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged fellow G7 leaders to unite in forging a more co-ordinated response to the faltering global recovery while U.S. President Barack Obama says world leaders are rightly "rattled" by the rise of Donald Trump.
- Unemployment in recession tied to hundreds of thousands of excess cancer deaths
- Cancer death rates increased in many countries as unemployment rose during the global economic crisis but universal health coverage such as Canada's provided a buffer, according to a large international study.
- Huge swarms of bats wreak destruction in Australian town video
- More than 100,000 bats have descended on the holiday town of Batemans Bay in New South Wales, Australia, with one local politician declaring it a disaster after residents were hit with a wave of dirt and destruction.