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Middle East: November 2011 Archives

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November 17 & 20: from South Africa - Afghanistan - Espiritu Santu, Brazil - Mogadishu, Somalia

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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