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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- Clinton, Trump clash over taxes, race and terror in 1st presidential debate video
- In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters. The New York businessman repeatedly cast Clinton as a "typical politician" as he sought to capitalize on Americans' frustration with Washington.
- Private meeting at UN between Trudeau team and Omani officials led to Hoodfar's release by Iran video
- A quiet meeting just off the main floor of the United Nations General Assembly may have been the turning point in Canada’s attempts to secure the release of Homa Hoodfar from a prison in Iran.
- World powers admit political solution to Syrian war might not be possible: Derek Stoffel
- As the bombs continue to fall on Aleppo, a new reality is descending on Syria: the long-held belief that the conflict there will only end with a political solution might not hold true.
- Wells Fargo faces shareholder class action suit after shoddy sales practices
- A shareholder class action lawsuit was filed against Wells Fargo & Co on Monday that alleged the firm misled investors about its financial performance and the success of its sales practices.
- Got a few million to spare? Here are the companies vying to send tourists to space
- Travel to the final frontier is becoming increasingly accessible as the race to send tourists to space is heating up. For a hefty price tag, companies are offering trips to the International Space Station, and travel 100 kilometres above Earth.