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27 May 2009 

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 REGIONS
 Africa
Italy Forcibly Deports Asylum Seekers to Libya  Audio Clip Available
Zimbabwe Constitution Talks Resume After Chaos
2 French Nationals Seized in Somalia
 Americas
Cocaine King's Hippo Gunned Down in Colombia
Ousted Honduran President Sets Deadline For Reinstatement
Curfew Lifted in Honduras
 Asia
Weak Recovery Expected for Asia's Tourism Industry in 2010  Audio Clip Available
India Imposes Ban on Wheat Exports, after Lifting It Briefly  Audio Clip Available
Beijing Vows to Protect Chinese in Africa From al-Qaida Threat  Audio Clip Available
 Europe
Funds for Turkey's Ilisu Dam Dry Up  Audio Clip Available
British Government Defends its Strategy and Support in Afghanistan   Audio Clip Available
Britain Revokes 5 Arms Export Licenses to Israel 
 Iraq
Bomb Explodes Near US Iraq Ambassador's Convoy
Five Iranians Detained by US in Iraq for 2 Years Return Home
Car Bomb Kills 4 in Mosul
 Middle East
Iran Hangs 13 Sunni Militants 
Tension Marks US-Muslim Relations  Video clip available
Israel Dismisses EU Official's Peace Timetable
 United States
US Supreme Court Nominee Sotomayor Faces Tough Questioning
Tension Marks US-Muslim Relations  Video clip available
Third Space Shuttle Delay Due to Weather
 TOPICS
 Arts and Entertainment
Ice Age Animated Series Returns with 'Dawn of the Dinosaurs'  Audio Clip Available
Terri Lyne Carrington Showcases Skills on 'More To Say'  Audio Clip Available
'The Hurt Locker' Portays Drama, Tension of Real Life on Front Lines  Audio Clip Available
 Disasters and Accidents
26 Women Drown in India Boat Accident
UN Plans Aid After Burma Landslide
Search for Air France Flight Recorders Nears End
 Economy and Finance
Weak Recovery Expected for Asia's Tourism Industry in 2010  Audio Clip Available
India Imposes Ban on Wheat Exports, after Lifting It Briefly  Audio Clip Available
US Budget Deficit Tops $1 Trillion
 Education
Zimbabwe Teachers March Over Wages, Intimidation by ZANU-PF Militia  Audio Clip Available
Zimbabwe Teachers Threaten Class Boycott  Audio Clip Available
Australian Delegation in India to Soothe Fears Over Student Attacks
 Environment
Funds for Turkey's Ilisu Dam Dry Up  Audio Clip Available
Al Gore Warns Australia to Expect More Severe Bushfire  Audio Clip Available
Park in the Sky Opens in New York  Audio Clip Available
 Health
Obama: Health Care Improvements 'Inevitable'
WHO: Swine Flu Virus is 'Unstoppable'
Re-Thinking Delivery Room Design Eases Labor  Audio Clip Available
 Human Interest
Cocaine King's Hippo Gunned Down in Colombia
'Granny D' Nears the Century Mark  Audio Clip Available
Black Fraternity Inducts Bill Clinton
 Human Rights and Law
US Supreme Court Nominee Sotomayor Faces Tough Questioning
Iran Hangs 13 Sunni Militants 
Beijing Vows to Protect Chinese in Africa From al-Qaida Threat  Audio Clip Available
 Labor
South Africa Broadcasters to Begin Protests for Better Working Conditions  Audio Clip Available
Zimbabwe Teachers March Over Wages, Intimidation by ZANU-PF Militia  Audio Clip Available
US Economic Data Shows Retail Weakness, Drop in Jobless Claims
 Lifestyles
Sometimes the 'Good Life' Needs an Anchor  Audio Clip Available
Travel Could be Dangerous to Your Health
Rainbow Family Gathers for Peace  Audio Clip Available
 Politics
Italy Forcibly Deports Asylum Seekers to Libya  Audio Clip Available
Zimbabwe Constitution Talks Resume After Chaos
US Supreme Court Nominee Sotomayor Faces Tough Questioning
 Religion
Obama Meets with Pope at Vatican
Chinese Authorities Close Most Mosques in Riot-Stricken Town  Audio Clip Available
Zimbabwe's Troubled Anglican Diocese of Harare Gets a New Bishop  Audio Clip Available
 Science and Technology
Third Space Shuttle Delay Due to Weather
Weather Forces Another Space Shuttle Delay
Storms Threaten Monday Launch of Space Shuttle  Audio Clip Available
 Social Issues
US Supreme Court Nominee Sotomayor Faces Tough Questioning
Tension Marks US-Muslim Relations  Video clip available
Beijing Vows to Protect Chinese in Africa From al-Qaida Threat  Audio Clip Available
 Sports
Children Score Confidence in Soccer Initiative  Video clip available
Zimbabwe Cricket Appoints Former Captain As Selectors Chairman  Audio Clip Available
Venus Williams Leads Philadelphia Freedoms in World Team Tennis Victory
 War and Conflict
Zimbabwe Constitution Talks Resume After Chaos
Iran Hangs 13 Sunni Militants 
2 French Nationals Seized in Somalia
 Weather
Australia Warns of Looming El Nino Climate Pattern
Iran Declares Sandstorm Holiday
WHO Says Monsoon Season Increases Health Risks for Pakistan's Displaced  Audio Clip Available