Middle East: November 2011 Archives
Thursday November 17, 2011
Gold miners deep underground in South Africa. Tens of thousands them come down with TB and HIV and are sent home to die without treatment. Photo/AP
The preventable epidemic no one's bothering to prevent in South Africa.
American journalism gets a scolding as a Canadian journalist takes a top U.S. award.
Fawzia Koofi wants to be the next president of Afghanistan. Even if it kills her.
A story of selflessness from Somalia, where the only things not destroyed in the long civil war are hope and the sea.
And, all aboard Brazil's graffiti train. Why one of the world's largest mining companies is embracing street art.
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- Updated At least 13 killed, dozens injured in California tour bus crash video
- A tour bus crashed into the back of a semi-truck on a southern California highway before dawn on Sunday, killing 13 people and injuring 31, an NBC affiliate reported.
- 83 Nigerian soldiers missing after Boko Haram attack
- Senior military officers say 83 soldiers are missing after Boko Haram Islamic extremists attacked a remote base in northeastern Nigeria. Widows of civilians who joined the fight against Boko Haram were given food aid last week, after months of neglect.
- AT&T's $85B US bid for Time Warner sparks antitrust fears in Washington
- AT&T Inc's agreement to acquire Time Warner Inc for $85 billion US drew skepticism from both Democrats and Republicans on Sunday, making it more likely that regulators will scrutinize the effort to create a new telecommunications and media giant.
- Iraqi, Kurdish forces join to drive ISIS from Mosul
- Iraqi and Kurdish forces launched a new offensive Sunday on a town near Mosul as part of a massive operation aimed at retaking the country's second largest city from the Islamic State group.
- Dueling droughts: Cubs, Indians set to meet in World Series
- At long, long last, it's true: Either the Chicago Cubs or Cleveland Indians will win the World Series. The matchup between teams that forever waited till next year — next century, really — is finally here.