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Past Episodes: September 2011 Archives

September 29, 2011: from, Mumbai, India - Chisinau, Moldova - Loruth, Kenya - Peshawar, Pakistan - Bangladesh

From our correspondents around the world...

Oxfam staffer gives out cash to a famine victim in Kenya.  An aid solution that can have problems.   Photo/Anjali Nayar

Pay Day: Desperate times call for unusual measures to combat the drought in Kenya.

After years of being named and shamed, is the RCMP cracking down on Canadian corruption overseas?   

Al Qaeda then and now, from the Pakistani journalist who had rare access to both of its leaders.  

Broken sidewalks, broken lives. Why nobody dares write the story of modern-day Moldova.

and, Indian bling: diamonds are the new gold. 

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September 22, 2011: from Beni, Congo - Chicago - Port-au-Prince, Haiti - Tripoli - Kenya

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Chicago has taken climate change seriously. Photo/Reuters

This week..  How an American city in the grip of climate change is trying to cool its streets, one alley at a time.

Civil war forces the pygmies of central Africa to forsake their old ways and struggle to find new ones.

A tale of two Haitis; the one our correspondent settled down in. And the unsettling one that sprang up around her.

Gadhafi and his dogs of war; a mercenary reveals their murderous orders.

And, a perfect storm confronting Kenya. Anarchy nearby and affluence abroad drive a new black market for African ivory.

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September 15, 2011: from Misrata and Janzur, Libya - Washington, D.C. - Beijing - New York - Kenya/South Sudan border

From our correspondents around the world...

Misrata has a lot of rebuilding to do after a Gadhafi onslaught. This was once a sports store and apartment building. Photo/Derek Stoffel CBC

Libyans emerge from the rubble to mourn their dead at war's end. But black guest workers are finding there's still a war on, and it's against them.

Correspondent Neil Macdonald on the Palestinians' big gamble for statehood through the United Nations.

The silver bullet that could defeat malnutrition and why we can't get enough of it.  

And, Visions Of Joanna; the picture that sent a man in China on a twelve-year quest.

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September 8 & 11, 2011 from Chicago - New York - Iraq - Libya - Dadaab, Kenya

A fisheries biologist holds a Bighead carp caught in Lake Calumet in Illinois. Photo: Reuters Pictures

From our correspondents around the world

This week...

Barbarians at the gates.  The most invasive aquatic species since the zebra mussel is eating its way north towards the Great Lakes.

In Libya, the fighting may soon be over.  Our correspondent considers what's next for a revolution of competing visions

Kenya's fastest-growing city. Inside the refugee camp that has the country calling for armed intervention in Somalia. 

How in the world did remains of the dead of 9/11 wind up in a New York garbage dump? For some families, the indignity continues.

So does insecurity in Iraq, But in an effort to improve it, they're abusing human rights. Are safer streets worth secret prisons? 

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September 1&4, 2011: from Manila - New York - Quetta, Pakistan - Afghanistan - Grand Forks, North Dakota - Guantanamo Bay, Cuba - Madrid

Philippine soldiers carry the casket of a comrade killed in action against al Qaeda-linked militants in July 2011. The Philippines is being called a "forgotten front" in the war on terror. (photo: Reuters/Cheryl Ravelo)

9/11 then and now..

Security is a sacred, self-licking ice-cream cone in the United States.  And the jungle where the global fear industry began. 

We look back to Ground Zero at the surprising moment when music and patriotism rocked the wreckage. 

From Pakistan a decade ago, a chance encounter on a dark road with the future of the war on terror.

In the garden of Wali Mohammed, a lesson for solving Afghanistan?

Shooting the Taliban. A Norwegian filmmaker is a rare witness to the ambushes and ambitions of NATO's secretive enemy. 

Homeland insecurity. The U.S. puts eyes-in-the-skies along the Canadian border.

And the dean of Gitmo reporters dishes the dirt on covering a court like no other.

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