Middle East: October 2011 Archives
Thursday October 6, 2011
From our correspondents around the world...
It's the "real" Hadeel. The Associated Press reporter found a persistant impersonator went online as her and filed false reports of Western attrocities in Libya. Photo/Twitter
The downside of Twitter for a correspondent in the Middle East - impersonators hijack her identity.
On the road with the bomberos of Guatemala, tending to the casualties of a culture in crisis.
The badlands between Pakistan and Afghanistan - why they're plagued by violence and it will likely get worse.
And, we revisit a heartbreaking homecoming in Argentina, as two torture victims reunite in the hopes of convicting their captors.Read more »
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- Updated 'Yes to peace': Colombia, FARC rebels reach historic deal to end 5-decade war
- Colombia's government and its biggest rebel group announced a deal Wednesday evening for ending their country's half-century guerrilla war, one of the world's longest-running armed conflicts. The accord must still be ratified by voters in a plebiscite in order to take effect.
- CBC IN ITALY Rescue workers try to keep the faith as night falls in quake-ravaged Amatrice video
- CBC's Margaret Evans reports from Amatrice in central Italy, one of several towns devastated by Wednesday's earthquake.
- Syria, ISIS engaged in toxic gas attacks, UN investigation finds
- Syrian government troops were responsible for two toxic gas attacks and Islamic State militants used sulfur mustard gas, a joint investigation by the United Nations and the global chemical weapons watchdog found on Wednesday, according to a confidential report seen by Reuters.
- Analysis Biden assurance may ease tensions with Turkey — to a point
- U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden visited the Turkish capital Wednesday to "stand shoulder to shoulder" with Turkey. It was the highest-level visit of a Western official since the failed attempt to overthrow the government on July 15.
- Updated 'It's a madhouse': 2 tornadoes wreak havoc in central Indiana
- At least two tornadoes struck cities in central Indiana on Wednesday, cutting off power to thousands of people, damaging homes and toppling a Starbucks.