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02 April 2009 

Today from VOA:

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 REGIONS
 Africa
New Political Alignment in Liberia, but President Sirleaf Remains Party Leader  Audio Clip Available
For Africa, G-20 Expected to Seek Greater Market Access, Growth in Trade  Audio Clip Available
South Africa‚Äôs Archbishop Tutu Criticizes Ruling ANC Ahead of Election   Audio Clip Available
 Americas
Some Governments Want to Restrict Internet Activities  Audio Clip Available
Venezuelan President Visits Iran
Making a Difference: Canadian Founds Effort to Assist Albinos in Tanzania  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
 Asia
Experts Explain Why North Korea Wants To Conduct Long-Range Missile Test
Some Governments Want to Restrict Internet Activities  Audio Clip Available
Afghan, Pakistan Leaders Meet in Turkey  Audio Clip Available
 Europe
G-20 Leaders to Discuss Economic Crisis
Obama to Seek Unity at G-20 Summit  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
G-20 Leaders Get to Work Trying to Find Common Ground  Audio Clip Available
 Iraq
US Senate Panel Considers Plight of Iraqi Refugees
Pentagon Reports Iraq Progress, But Effort Still 'Fragile, Uneven'  Audio Clip Available
British Troops End Mission in Basra, Hand Over to US  Audio Clip Available
 Middle East
Some Governments Want to Restrict Internet Activities  Audio Clip Available
Venezuelan President Visits Iran
Obama Administration Defends Move to Join UN Human Rights Council
 United States
G-20 Leaders to Discuss Economic Crisis
Obama to Seek Unity at G-20 Summit  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
Government Stimulus Needed to End Negative Economic Cycles says Larry Summers
 TOPICS
 Arts and Entertainment
Avant-Garde Music for Toys, 'Playing' in New York  Audio Clip Available
Hollywood Journey: From Law School to 'Prairie Scum'
Filmmakers Gather at Pan-African Film Festival  Video clip available
 Disasters and Accidents
Scientists Develop Systems to Rescue Trapped Coal Miners
Italy Pushes For Steps to End Illegal Immigration Problem  Audio Clip Available
Southern Africa Floods Affect Hundreds of Thousands  Audio Clip Available
 Economy and Finance
G-20 Leaders to Discuss Economic Crisis
Government Stimulus Needed to End Negative Economic Cycles says Larry Summers
G-20 Leaders Get to Work Trying to Find Common Ground  Audio Clip Available
 Education
Making a Difference: Canadian Founds Effort to Assist Albinos in Tanzania  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
Former Soviet President Pays Tribute to Ronald Reagan  Video clip available
Pay, Tuition Issues Block Scheduled Reopening of University of Zimbabwe  Audio Clip Available
 Environment
Advocates Call to Put Agriculture on Climate Agenda  Audio Clip Available
Activists Raise Awareness of Congo's 'Conflict Mineral' Industry   Audio Clip Available
Scientists Discover Rare Dolphins in Bangladesh
 Health
Heavy Rains Provide Drinking Water, Mitigate Zimbabwe Cholera Epidemic  Audio Clip Available
Forgotten Flesh-Eating Disease Spreading in Africa  Audio Clip Available
Making a Difference: Canadian Founds Effort to Assist Albinos in Tanzania  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
 Human Interest
Making a Difference: Canadian Founds Effort to Assist Albinos in Tanzania  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
Bollywood Dancing Enjoys Popularity After 'Slumdog' Oscars  Video clip available
Lynde Francis, Zimbabwean Pioneer In Battle Against HIV/AIDS, Dies  Audio Clip Available
 Human Rights and Law
Some Governments Want to Restrict Internet Activities  Audio Clip Available
Obama Administration Defends Move to Join UN Human Rights Council
Sudanese President in Saudi Arabia for Pilgrimage
 Labor
Activists Raise Awareness of Congo's 'Conflict Mineral' Industry   Audio Clip Available
US Private Sector Job Losses Accelerate in March
Pay, Tuition Issues Block Scheduled Reopening of University of Zimbabwe  Audio Clip Available
 Lifestyles
Making a Difference: Canadian Founds Effort to Assist Albinos in Tanzania  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
Had Backpack, Did Travel  Audio Clip Available
Bollywood Dancing Enjoys Popularity After 'Slumdog' Oscars  Video clip available
 Politics
Some Governments Want to Restrict Internet Activities  Audio Clip Available
Obama to Seek Unity at G-20 Summit  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
Government Stimulus Needed to End Negative Economic Cycles says Larry Summers
 Religion
Sudanese President in Saudi Arabia for Pilgrimage
African Catholics March in Support of Vatican AIDS Policy  Audio Clip Available
China Launches New Holiday in Tibet
 Science and Technology
Canadian Researchers Uncover China-Based Electronic Spying Operation  Video clip available
NASA Showcases Orion Spacecraft in Washington  Audio Clip Available
Space Shuttle Discovery Lands in Florida
 Social Issues
South African TV Documents Misery and Death in Zimbabwe's Prisons  Audio Clip Available
Making a Difference: Canadian Founds Effort to Assist Albinos in Tanzania  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
Italy Pushes For Steps to End Illegal Immigration Problem  Audio Clip Available
 Sports
Deadly Soccer Stampede Kills 19 in Ivory Coast  Audio Clip Available
Zimbabwe's Dynamos Tackle Black Rhinos In Premier League Action  Audio Clip Available
'March Madness' Runs Rampant in American Offices  Audio Clip Available
 War and Conflict
Experts Explain Why North Korea Wants To Conduct Long-Range Missile Test
Guinea Bissau Military Cracks Down on Critics
Afghan, Pakistan Leaders Meet in Turkey  Audio Clip Available
 Weather
Obama Monitors Midwest Floods, Pledges Help
US Midwest Braces for More Floods
Zambian Farmers Test New Ways to Collect, Preserve Water  Audio Clip Available