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27 May 2009 

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 REGIONS
 Africa
Guinea Military Ruler May Run for President  Audio Clip Available
Berlusconi to Go Ahead With Libya Visit, Despite Lockerbie Outrage  Audio Clip Available
Critics Blame Niger Delta Violence on Ruling Party
 Americas
Venezuelans March For and Against Education Law
Jamaica's Usain Bolt Captivates World Athletics Fans  Audio Clip Available
US, Brazilian Presidents Discuss Issues of Concern in Americas
 Asia
2 Nato Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan
Afghan Elections May Face Delay As Voting Fraud Charges Mount  Video clip available
Cyclists Start Grueling Tour de Timor
 Europe
Berlusconi to Go Ahead With Libya Visit, Despite Lockerbie Outrage  Audio Clip Available
Wildfires Force Thousands of Greeks to Flee Homes  Audio Clip Available
Scottish Parliament to Review Bomber Release
 Iraq
Reports: U.S. Military Providing New Detainee Names to Red Cross
Pentagon Lists US Casualties in Iraq, Afghanistan
Iraqi FM: Security Forces Possibly Involved in Baghdad Blasts
 Middle East
Report Slams Israeli Claim of Settlement Freeze  Audio Clip Available
Iranian Clerics Question Nomination of Women Ministers
Reports: U.S. Military Providing New Detainee Names to Red Cross
 United States
US Justice Department Considers Criminal Prosecution of Interrogators
Girl Dies After Wave Sweeps Maine Coast
Administration Concerned About US Public Support for Afghan War  Audio Clip Available
 TOPICS
 Arts and Entertainment
Jim Power's Mosaic Tiles Bring Art to New York Streets  Video clip available
Obama Promotes Health Reform on Conservative Radio
2009 International Bluegrass Music Award Nominees Announced  Audio Clip Available
 Disasters and Accidents
Wildfires Force Thousands of Greeks to Flee Homes  Audio Clip Available
Fiery Flareups in Greece Cause More Damage
Girl Dies After Wave Sweeps Maine Coast
 Economy and Finance
Ghana Debates Viability of Biofuels  Audio Clip Available
Zimbabwe Cabinet Ministers Gather to Assess 100-Day Plan Results  Audio Clip Available
US Federal Reserve Chief: Global Economy on the Mend
 Education
Medgar Evers School is Rare Inner City Success Story  Video clip available
US, Other Education Officials Get Lesson in School Success  Audio Clip Available
US Schools to Reopen Amid Flu Concerns  Audio Clip Available
 Environment
Despite Defeat, Australian Government Vows to Move Ahead With Emissions Legislation  Audio Clip Available
Australia Plans New Approach to Save Fragile Flora, Fauna  Audio Clip Available
More Americans Buying Home Grown Vegetables This Summer  Video clip available
 Health
Obama, Republicans Trade Charges on Health Care  Audio Clip Available
India's Health Minister Urges States to Contain Swine Flu
UN Launches 'Call to Action' to Help Poor Countries Tackle Swine Flu  Audio Clip Available
 Human Interest
Malaysia Releases Woman From Caning Sentence
UN: Modern Forms of Slavery are Flourishing  Audio Clip Available
Government Concerned Over Drinking in Kenya  Video clip available
 Human Rights and Law
Scottish Parliament to Review Bomber Release
US Justice Department Considers Criminal Prosecution of Interrogators
Malaysia Releases Woman From Caning Sentence
 Labor
US Jobless Claims, Mortgage Problems Rise
Latest Strike by Zimbabwe Doctors & Nurses Hitting Terminally Ill Hardest  Audio Clip Available
Some Undocumented Migrants Undeterred by Weak US Economy  Audio Clip Available
 Lifestyles
Virginia Commune Continues to Draw Members  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
Drunk Driving Increasing Concern Worldwide  Video clip available
Traditional Boat Builders Face Challenges of New Technology, Uncertain Economy  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
 Politics
Berlusconi to Go Ahead With Libya Visit, Despite Lockerbie Outrage  Audio Clip Available
2 Nato Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan
Support for Mugabe, ZANU-PF Plunges
 Religion
Muslims Begin Observing Holy Month of Ramadan
Palestinians Join Muslim World in Observing Ramadan  Audio Clip Available
America's Muslims Celebrate Holy Month of Ramadan  Video clip available
 Science and Technology
Support for Mugabe, ZANU-PF Plunges
Space Shuttle Discovery Set for Tuesday Liftoff
South Korea Postpones First Rocket Launch  Audio Clip Available
 Social Issues
Kenyans Wary as National Census Begins
Thousands of Displaced in Kabo Living in Appalling Conditions  Audio Clip Available
Hungarian Police Detain 4 Men in Gypsy Killings  Audio Clip Available
 Sports
Cyclists Start Grueling Tour de Timor
12th IAAF World Athletics Championships End in Berlin
Ups And Downs For Team USA On Day Eight Of The World Athletics Championships In Berlin
 War and Conflict
2 Nato Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan
Pakistani Police: 13 Militants Arrested, Terror Plots Foiled
Afghan Journalist Killed in Pakistan  Audio Clip Available
 Weather
Weak To Moderate El Nino Conditions To Prevail
Powerful Hurricane Bill Heads Toward Caribbean
Atlantic Storm Season Off to Busy Start