Middle East: February 2012 Archives
Wednesday February 29, 2012
Jean Rody Joseph gets painted with acrylic house paint before going out for carnival in Jacmel, Haiti. The lanse kòd, or the rope-throwers, are the biggest, baddest, and the most menacing on the streets during Carnival. (Photo: Ben Depp)
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Wednesday February 8, 2012
CBC Correspondent Derek Stoffel talks with a group of Syrian refugees living at a camp at the Turkey/Syria border. (Photo: CBC)
Egyptians may be divided over military rule but the army's not going anywhere soon. We'll hear why its influence is too deep to deny.
In Kazahkstan, nobody grows very old in the villages near a former nuclear test site now being considered for commercial farming.
CBC News enters the Syrian refugee camps in Turkey, where exiles exist on a diet of defiance and division.
In India, cheap handmade cigarettes may have health risks but they're going global anyway.
And, the life of Brian: how a guy from Brooklyn found his muse in the music of Africa.
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- Analysis Still 'the indispensable European'?: A look at Angela Merkel's dramatic reversal of fortune video
- There is no more striking example of how fast political glory can fade than the astonishing and accelerating new perils facing German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Brian Stewart writes.
- Unemployment in recession tied to hundreds of thousands of excess cancer deaths
- Cancer death rates increased in many countries as unemployment rose during the global economic crisis but universal health coverage such as Canada's provided a buffer, according to a large international study.
- EgyptAir crash victims mourned as Egypt's tourism industry prepares to take another hit video
- Marwa Hamdy was returning home on EgyptAir Flight 804 after visiting her sister in Paris, her favourite city, when her plane plunged into the Mediterranean, her husband told CBC News. Hamdy was one of two Canadians being mourned in the wake of the crash, which also dealt a devastating blow to an already battered tourism industry in Egypt.
- Fort McMurray wildfire ash reaches all the way to Spain
- Ash and soot from the Fort McMurray wildfire has drifted all the way to Europe and could speed the melting of Greenland's ice sheet, says a fire ecologist.
- Updated Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada appointed new Afghan Taliban leader
- A religious extremist was chosen Wednesday to be the new leader of the Afghan Taliban, just days after a U.S. drone strike killed his predecessor.