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27 May 2009 

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 REGIONS
 Africa
Mauritanians Abroad Say Authorities Rigged Diaspora Voter List  Audio Clip Available
Congo’s Opposition Rejects Sunday’s Election Results  Audio Clip Available
UNICEF Unveils 'Treasure Box' of Activities for Young Children Caught in Emergencies  Audio Clip Available
 Americas
US Urges Patience in Honduras Crisis Talks  Audio Clip Available
US-Cuba Immigration Talks Resume
Cocaine King's Hippo Gunned Down in Colombia
 Asia
US Reaffirms Its Rights to Operate in South China Sea
It's About Dance,  Economics and Diversity for International Student Jacqueline Woo  Audio Clip Available
UNICEF Unveils 'Treasure Box' of Activities for Young Children Caught in Emergencies  Audio Clip Available
 Europe
UNICEF Unveils 'Treasure Box' of Activities for Young Children Caught in Emergencies  Audio Clip Available
Missile Defense and Arms Control:  Are They Linked?  Audio Clip Available
France Moves to Expand Sunday Work Hours
 Iraq
UNICEF Unveils 'Treasure Box' of Activities for Young Children Caught in Emergencies  Audio Clip Available
Iraqi PM to Meet with US President
Bombing Near Baghdad Funeral Site Kills 5
 Middle East
UNICEF Unveils 'Treasure Box' of Activities for Young Children Caught in Emergencies  Audio Clip Available
UN: Weapons at Hezbollah Stronghold in Lebanon Violate UN Resolution
Iraqi PM to Meet with US President
 United States
Pentagon: Bigger Afghan Army Would Need International Commitment
Shuttle Carrying Japanese Lab to Space Station
Top US General 'Worried' by Rise in Afghan Violence
 TOPICS
 Arts and Entertainment
Filmmakers Focus Their Lens on Social Entrepreneurs  Audio Clip Available
Collectors Celebrate Barbie's 50th Birthday  Video clip available
Ice Age Animated Series Returns with 'Dawn of the Dinosaurs'  Audio Clip Available
 Disasters and Accidents
Iran Plane Crash Kills  All 168 Aboard  Audio Clip Available
Typhoons Can Cause Slow Earthquakes, Taiwanese Scientists Think  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
Greece Tears Down Camp for Asylum Seekers  Audio Clip Available
 Economy and Finance
Zimbabwe Civil Servants Anticipate Pay Raise From Finance Minister  Audio Clip Available
Goldman Sachs Profits Nudge US Stocks Higher  Video clip available
Madoff Begins 150-Year Prison Term
 Education
It's About Dance,  Economics and Diversity for International Student Jacqueline Woo  Audio Clip Available
Obama Seeks $12 Billion for Community Colleges  Audio Clip Available
Zimbabwe Teachers March Over Wages, Intimidation by ZANU-PF Militia  Audio Clip Available
 Environment
US, Chinese Officials Discuss Energy Cooperation  Audio Clip Available
Funds for Turkey's Ilisu Dam Dry Up  Audio Clip Available
Al Gore Warns Australia to Expect More Severe Bushfire  Audio Clip Available
 Health
Scientists Decode Bilharzia Parasite Genomes
Obama Underscores 'Urgency'  in Finishing Health Care Reform
Doctor Helps Homeless in Washington with Medical Care  Video clip available
 Human Interest
Former Zimbabwe Warriors Defender Dlodlo Killed in Johannesburg  Audio Clip Available
Filmmakers Focus Their Lens on Social Entrepreneurs  Audio Clip Available
Doctor Helps Homeless in Washington with Medical Care  Video clip available
 Human Rights and Law
Somali Pirates Abandon Indian Ship, Crew Unharmed
Former Zimbabwe Warriors Defender Dlodlo Killed in Johannesburg  Audio Clip Available
Former Liberian Leader Denies Responsibility for War Crimes  Audio Clip Available
 Labor
Obama: Unemployment Likely to Keep Rising  Audio Clip Available
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
 Lifestyles
Collectors Celebrate Barbie's 50th Birthday  Video clip available
Sometimes the 'Good Life' Needs an Anchor  Audio Clip Available
Travel Could be Dangerous to Your Health
 Politics
Pentagon: Bigger Afghan Army Would Need International Commitment
UN: Weapons at Hezbollah Stronghold in Lebanon Violate UN Resolution
Zimbabwe Civil Servants Anticipate Pay Raise From Finance Minister  Audio Clip Available
 Religion
Race Relations in Urumqi Face Uncertain Future  Video clip available
China Downplays Muslim Countries' Concerns About Uighurs
Obama Meets with Pope at Vatican
 Science and Technology
Shuttle Carrying Japanese Lab to Space Station
Moon Rocks Led to New Insights in Early Solar System  Audio Clip Available
Typhoons Can Cause Slow Earthquakes, Taiwanese Scientists Think  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
 Social Issues
UNICEF Unveils 'Treasure Box' of Activities for Young Children Caught in Emergencies  Audio Clip Available
America Says It's Sorry for the Era of Enslavement  Audio Clip Available
Doctor Helps Homeless in Washington with Medical Care  Video clip available
 Sports
Former Zimbabwe Warriors Defender Dlodlo Killed in Johannesburg  Audio Clip Available
Children Score Confidence in Soccer Initiative  Video clip available
Zimbabwe Cricket Appoints Former Captain As Selectors Chairman  Audio Clip Available
 War and Conflict
Pentagon: Bigger Afghan Army Would Need International Commitment
Top US General 'Worried' by Rise in Afghan Violence
Missile Defense and Arms Control:  Are They Linked?  Audio Clip Available
 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