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27 May 2009 

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 REGIONS
 Africa
Will Improved Internet Access Affect the Flow of Information in Africa ?  Audio Clip Available
Nigerian Authorities say Islamist Sect Fleeing  Audio Clip Available
Nigeria's Oil-Producing Senators Rebuff Petroleum Industry Bill  Audio Clip Available
 Americas
US Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Haitians
Venezuela Freezes Ties With Colombia, Recalls Ambassador
US Revoking Visas of Honduran Government Officials
 Asia
Obama, Arroyo Talks to Include Counterterrorism
Burma Braces for Verdict of Aung San Suu Kyi
Taliban Vows to Disrupt Afghan Election
 Europe
Moldova's Ruling Communists Face Defeat  Audio Clip Available
2 Spanish Officers Killed in Mallorca Blast
Tony Blair to Testify at British Iraq War Inquiry
 Iraq
Tony Blair to Testify at British Iraq War Inquiry
Iraq Bombing Targets Political Party Office
Two British Hostages Held in Iraq Likely Dead  Audio Clip Available
 Middle East
Tony Blair to Testify at British Iraq War Inquiry
Iraq Bombing Targets Political Party Office
Clinton Deplores Reported Iranian Prisoner Abuse  Audio Clip Available
 United States
Obama, Arroyo Talks to Include Counterterrorism
US Jobless Claims Rise Slightly More Than Expected
Obama to Meet with Men Involved in Racial Controversy
 TOPICS
 Arts and Entertainment
Rising Blues Artist Shane Dwight Makes National Recording Debut  Audio Clip Available
New Exhibit Features Nat Fleming's Cowboy Hats  Audio Clip Available
New Jazz Album Pays Tribute to Chicago Blues  Audio Clip Available
 Disasters and Accidents
US Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Haitians
15 Dead, Dozens Missing After Haitian Boat Sinks
Wildfires Plague Southern Europe, Mediterranean Islands   Audio Clip Available
 Economy and Finance
US Jobless Claims Rise Slightly More Than Expected
Oil Companies Report Reduced Profits
US Enters Debt-for-Nature Swap With Indonesia  Video clip available
 Education
Girl's School in Uttar Pradesh Reshapes Rural India  Video clip available
UCLA Course Teaches High School Students Language of Their Parents, Grandparents  Audio Clip Available
Obama Launches Push For Better US Schools 
 Environment
Oceans Becoming More Acidic, Endangering Sea Life  Audio Clip Available
New Technology Tracks Salmon in 3-D  Audio Clip Available
US Enters Debt-for-Nature Swap With Indonesia  Video clip available
 Health
US Congress Could Make Progress on Health Care
Obama Campaigns for Health Care Reform, Predicts Victory in September  Audio Clip Available
Zimbabwe Health Minister Declares Long Cholera Epidemic Has Ended  Audio Clip Available
 Human Interest
New Exhibit Features Nat Fleming's Cowboy Hats  Audio Clip Available
Girl's School in Uttar Pradesh Reshapes Rural India  Video clip available
Scots Gather for Largest-Ever Reunion  Video clip available
 Human Rights and Law
Tony Blair to Testify at British Iraq War Inquiry
Burma Braces for Verdict of Aung San Suu Kyi
Iranian Opposition Holds Silent Memorial for Protest Victims  Audio Clip Available
 Labor
US Jobless Claims Rise Slightly More Than Expected
'Did You Hear What the Boss Just Did?'  Audio Clip Available
South African Government Workers Strike 2nd Day
 Lifestyles
'Did You Hear What the Boss Just Did?'  Audio Clip Available
Cable Network to Spark Social Networking, Boost Trade in Africa  Audio Clip Available
Girl's School in Uttar Pradesh Reshapes Rural India  Video clip available
 Politics
Moldova's Ruling Communists Face Defeat  Audio Clip Available
Obama, Arroyo Talks to Include Counterterrorism
Tony Blair to Testify at British Iraq War Inquiry
 Religion
Dalai Lama Visits Germany
Dalai Lama Calls Global Economic Crisis a Lesson
Russian Orthodox Patriarch Visits Ukraine
 Science and Technology
Will Improved Internet Access Affect the Flow of Information in Africa ?  Audio Clip Available
Oceans Becoming More Acidic, Endangering Sea Life  Audio Clip Available
Russian Cargo Spacecraft Docks at ISS
 Social Issues
Obama to Meet with Men Involved in Racial Controversy
China to Allow 2 Children in Some Shanghai Families  Audio Clip Available
China Bans On-Line Games With Gang Violence
 Sports
Zimbabwe's Youths Get Scouted In Provincial Athletics Tourney  Audio Clip Available
More Slots for Zimbabwe Premier League Teams in CAF Tourneys  Audio Clip Available
FINA Confirms Ban on Polyurethane Swim Suits
 War and Conflict
Obama, Arroyo Talks to Include Counterterrorism
2 Spanish Officers Killed in Mallorca Blast
Tony Blair to Testify at British Iraq War Inquiry
 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