Correspondents' Dispatches: June 2010 Archives
Thursday June 17, 2010
Freelance journalist Hanna Ingber Win's photos, from the tea gardens of Assam, India. Assam has India's highest maternal mortality rate. Hanna went there to interview families who'd lost their mothers, and health care workers who try to help pregnant mothers get the medical help they need.
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- Obama calls for release of Hadar Goldin, captured Israeli soldier video
- U.S. President Barack Obama has called for the release of an Israeli soldier who is believed to have been abducted by Hamas militants on Friday as renewed violence broke a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire that had begun Friday.
- Analysis Why Argentina's default feels like American bullying: Don Pittis
- The financial press in nearly universal agreement: Argentina is in default, and the fault is all on Argentina's side. But Don Pittis doesn't see it that way.
- Bill Clinton on Osama bin Laden day before 9/11: 'I could have killed him' video
- Former U.S. president Bill Clinton said he "could have killed" Osama bin Laden in remarks to an audience in Australia the day before al-Qaeda's 2001 attacks on the United States, according to an audio tape that emerged this week.
- Huge waves detected in Arctic waters for 1st time
- For the first time, waves rearing as high as the second-floor windows of a building have been detected in a part of the Arctic Ocean that's normally calmed by ice.
- Video of Amazon tribe's 1st contact with modern world released
- An isolated Amazon tribe's first contact with modern civilization is revealed in footage released by the Brazilian government this week.