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27 May 2009 

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 REGIONS
 Africa
Nigerian Official says E-Waste Dumping is Crime Against Humanity
Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai to Meet South Africa's Zuma on Unity Government Breaches  Audio Clip Available
South Sudan Lawyers Accept Abyei Ruling  Audio Clip Available
 Americas
Mediator Seeks Zelaya's Return to Honduras by Friday
Honduras Crisis Talks Postponed
US, Honduras, Mexico and Costa Rica Take Field in Chicago at CONCACAF Gold Cup Semi Finals
 Asia
Pakistani Taliban Spokesman Claims Swat Valley Leader is Alive, Unharmed
Afghan TV Presidential Debate to Proceed Without Karzai
Clinton Declares North Korea Without 'Friends'
 Europe
Kyrgyzstan Opposition Candidate Demands Repeat Vote
Biden: No Georgian Military Option for Reclaiming Breakaway Regions
Biden Arrives in Georgia with Message of Support
 Iraq
5 Iranian Pilgrims Killed by Gunmen in Iraq
Obama Meets al-Maliki at White House
Iraqi Military: No Need for US Troops' Help in Security Mission
 Middle East
Arab Health Ministers Impose Age Limits on Hajj to Limit Flu  Audio Clip Available
Mousavi's Brother-in-law Detained in Iran's Election Crackdown
Congress Ratchets Up US Pressure on Iran
 United States
Ohio Faces Tough Choices to Balance Budget  Video clip available
US Sees Hope in Housing as Jobless Claims Rise
Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors Cut Risk of Hypertension  Video clip available
 TOPICS
 Arts and Entertainment
Fans Flocking to Michael Jackson's Music, Dance  Video clip available
US Poet Laureate Kay Ryan Dazzles With Terse, Witty Words  Audio Clip Available
Author Urges Americans to Rediscover Farming  Audio Clip Available
 Disasters and Accidents
Fatal Landslide in Southwest China
US Diplomat Offers Help to Pakistanis Displaced in Terrorism Fight
Kenya Headed to Ecological Disaster Says Nobel Winner  Audio Clip Available
 Economy and Finance
Ohio Faces Tough Choices to Balance Budget  Video clip available
US Sees Hope in Housing as Jobless Claims Rise
ADB: Signs Show East Asia Moving Out of Economic Slump
 Education
Stanford Graduate Receives Fellowship to teach Mathematics to high school students  Audio Clip Available
Despite Pledge To Increase Pay, Salaries of Zimbabwe Teachers Delayed  Audio Clip Available
Britain Mulls Closing Schools to Curb Swine Flu
 Environment
Nigerian Official says E-Waste Dumping is Crime Against Humanity
Kenya Headed to Ecological Disaster Says Nobel Winner  Audio Clip Available
Entrepreneurs Turn Plastic Waste into Fuel  Audio Clip Available
 Health
Arab Health Ministers Impose Age Limits on Hajj to Limit Flu  Audio Clip Available
Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors Cut Risk of Hypertension  Video clip available
Obama Pushes for Healthcare Reform  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
 Human Interest
Wu Qing, Chinese People's Deputy Also Advocate for Civil Rights  Video clip available
Uighurs: China’s Muslim Minority Claims to be Marginalized in Its Ancestral Homeland
Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi Receives Gandhi Award
 Human Rights and Law
Mousavi's Brother-in-law Detained in Iran's Election Crackdown
South Sudan Lawyers Accept Abyei Ruling  Audio Clip Available
Judge Accepts Mumbai Gunman's Confession, Trial to Continue  Audio Clip Available
 Labor
US Sees Hope in Housing as Jobless Claims Rise
Zimbabwean Government Gives State Workers a Modest Pay Increase  Audio Clip Available
EU Approves State Aid for Historic Polish Shipyard
 Lifestyles
Wu Qing, Chinese People's Deputy Also Advocate for Civil Rights  Video clip available
Fans Flocking to Michael Jackson's Music, Dance  Video clip available
A New Breed of Real Estate Professionals Helps Clients Buy Green Homes  Video clip available
 Politics
Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai to Meet South Africa's Zuma on Unity Government Breaches  Audio Clip Available
Afghan TV Presidential Debate to Proceed Without Karzai
Mousavi's Brother-in-law Detained in Iran's Election Crackdown
 Religion
Arab Health Ministers Impose Age Limits on Hajj to Limit Flu  Audio Clip Available
Uighurs: China’s Muslim Minority Claims to be Marginalized in Its Ancestral Homeland
Cubans Honor Slain Spanish Priest
 Science and Technology
Millions Greet Solar Eclipse in Asia With Excitement, Religious Fervor
Solar Eclipse Starts in Asia
Asia to Experience Lengthy Eclipse Wednesday
 Social Issues
Ohio Faces Tough Choices to Balance Budget  Video clip available
In US, Homelessness Grows as Families Join the Ranks  Video clip available
US Army Spends $50 Million to Study Suicides
 Sports
Familiar Coaches Return to Lead US Men's Basketball Team
US, Honduras, Mexico and Costa Rica Take Field in Chicago at CONCACAF Gold Cup Semi Finals
Cink Wins British Open Golf Tournament
 War and Conflict
Pakistani Taliban Spokesman Claims Swat Valley Leader is Alive, Unharmed
Mousavi's Brother-in-law Detained in Iran's Election Crackdown
Judge Accepts Mumbai Gunman's Confession, Trial to Continue  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