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Middle East: September 2011 Archives

September 29, 2011: from, Mumbai, India - Chisinau, Moldova - Loruth, Kenya - Peshawar, Pakistan - Bangladesh

From our correspondents around the world...

Oxfam staffer gives out cash to a famine victim in Kenya.  An aid solution that can have problems.   Photo/Anjali Nayar

Pay Day: Desperate times call for unusual measures to combat the drought in Kenya.

After years of being named and shamed, is the RCMP cracking down on Canadian corruption overseas?   

Al Qaeda then and now, from the Pakistani journalist who had rare access to both of its leaders.  

Broken sidewalks, broken lives. Why nobody dares write the story of modern-day Moldova.

and, Indian bling: diamonds are the new gold. 

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September 22, 2011: from Beni, Congo - Chicago - Port-au-Prince, Haiti - Tripoli - Kenya

From our correspondents around the world...

Chicago has taken climate change seriously. Photo/Reuters

This week..  How an American city in the grip of climate change is trying to cool its streets, one alley at a time.

Civil war forces the pygmies of central Africa to forsake their old ways and struggle to find new ones.

A tale of two Haitis; the one our correspondent settled down in. And the unsettling one that sprang up around her.

Gadhafi and his dogs of war; a mercenary reveals their murderous orders.

And, a perfect storm confronting Kenya. Anarchy nearby and affluence abroad drive a new black market for African ivory.

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September 15, 2011: from Misrata and Janzur, Libya - Washington, D.C. - Beijing - New York - Kenya/South Sudan border

From our correspondents around the world...

Misrata has a lot of rebuilding to do after a Gadhafi onslaught. This was once a sports store and apartment building. Photo/Derek Stoffel CBC

Libyans emerge from the rubble to mourn their dead at war's end. But black guest workers are finding there's still a war on, and it's against them.

Correspondent Neil Macdonald on the Palestinians' big gamble for statehood through the United Nations.

The silver bullet that could defeat malnutrition and why we can't get enough of it.  

And, Visions Of Joanna; the picture that sent a man in China on a twelve-year quest.

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