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27 May 2009 

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 REGIONS
 Africa
Congo Ready to Settle Displaced People, Says Government Spokesman  Audio Clip Available
Guineans Welcome Sanha’s Promise to Investigate Assassinations  Audio Clip Available
Zimbabwe's Highlanders Football Club, Brought Low, Fires Coach Ndlovu  Audio Clip Available
 Americas
UN Envoy Clinton Says Haiti At Turning Point
Mexico: Plane Hijacker Believed He Was on 'Divine' Mission
Hurricane Fred Strengthens Over Atlantic
 Asia
Afghan War Draws Comparisons to Vietnam War  Audio Clip Available
Swat Valley Violence in Pakistan Kills 8
9-9-09 a Good Day for Marriage
 Europe
Report says 'Vicious Cycle'  Between EU and Ankara Impedes Turkey's EU Accession
Prime Ministers of Hungary, Slovakia Discuss Ethnic Tension
Hungary Marks Anniversary of Beginning of Collapse of Iron Curtain
 Iraq
Suicide Truck Bomb Kills 19 in Northern Iraq
8 Killed in Kirkuk Car Bomb Blast
Arab League Ministers Meet in Cairo
 Middle East
Suicide Truck Bomb Kills 19 in Northern Iraq
US Promises Serious, Careful Examination of Iranian Proposal
US Envoy Expresses Concern Over Iran's Nuclear Program
 United States
Obama Pushes Congress for Health Care Reform
US Promises Serious, Careful Examination of Iranian Proposal
Obama: Good Journalism Vital to Future
 TOPICS
 Arts and Entertainment
Washington, DC Teacher and Entrepreneur Celebrates African Culture
Zimbabwe Media Advocates Criticize Launch of New State-Run Newspaper  Audio Clip Available
Tony Shalhoub Counters Negative Stereotypes in Hollywood  Audio Clip Available
 Disasters and Accidents
Dozens Killed in Turkey Floods
Some Japanese Families Face Hunger During Recession  Audio Clip Available
Singh: India Has Sufficient Food to Overcome Shortages  Audio Clip Available
 Economy and Finance
Some Japanese Families Face Hunger During Recession  Audio Clip Available
Singh: India Has Sufficient Food to Overcome Shortages  Audio Clip Available
Gold Prices Hit 18-Month High
 Education
Zimbabwe Education Minister Pledges to Keep Engaging Striking Teachers  Audio Clip Available
Obama Answers US Student Questions
Obama Urges Students to Work Hard   Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
 Environment
30,000 Indigenous People Battle for Environmental Justice in Amazon  Audio Clip Available
Study Links Humans to Warming in Arctic
Farmers Using Rented Cattle, Goats for Green Weed Control  Video clip available
 Health
Obama Pushes Congress for Health Care Reform
Obama to Push Controversial Health Care Plan During National Speech  Audio Clip Available
High Stakes for Obama in Address on Health Care  Audio Clip Available
 Human Interest
9-9-09 a Good Day for Marriage
Hungary Marks Anniversary of Beginning of Collapse of Iron Curtain
Happy Labor-Grandma Moses-Google Day!  Audio Clip Available
 Human Rights and Law
Mexico: Plane Hijacker Believed He Was on 'Divine' Mission
US Supreme Court Considers Campaign Finance Laws  Audio Clip Available
Iran's Mousavi Urges Supporters Not to be Provoked
 Labor
Zimbabwe Education Minister Pledges to Keep Engaging Striking Teachers  Audio Clip Available
Some Schools Open in Zimbabwe As Main Teachers Unions Go Separate Ways  Audio Clip Available
Obama's Labor Day Speech Calls for Support on Health Care Reform  Video clip available
 Lifestyles
Labor Day Celebrated Across the US  Video clip available
South African Group Fuses African, Western Music  Audio Clip Available
Gay Marriages Begin in Vermont
 Politics
UN Envoy Clinton Says Haiti At Turning Point
US Promises Serious, Careful Examination of Iranian Proposal
Report says 'Vicious Cycle'  Between EU and Ankara Impedes Turkey's EU Accession
 Religion
Obama Marks Ramadan At White House  Audio Clip Available
Dalai Lama Promises No Politics While in Taiwan  Audio Clip Available
Palestinians Observe Ramadan under Tight Israeli Security  Audio Clip Available
 Science and Technology
US Sales of Electronic-Books Increasing  Video clip available
EarthScope Advances Quake Prediction  Audio Clip Available
Pollution in China Affecting Rainfall  Audio Clip Available
 Social Issues
9-9-09 a Good Day for Marriage
Zimbabwe Constitutional Committee Regroups Amid Financial Difficulties  Audio Clip Available
Rome Conference Seeks End to Violence Against Women
 Sports
Zimbabwe's Highlanders Football Club, Brought Low, Fires Coach Ndlovu  Audio Clip Available
Germany Upsets Defending Eurobasket Champion Russia
Melanie Oudin Continues Upset Streak Against Russian Players in US Open
 War and Conflict
Suicide Truck Bomb Kills 19 in Northern Iraq
Mexico: Plane Hijacker Believed He Was on 'Divine' Mission
Afghan War Draws Comparisons to Vietnam War  Audio Clip Available
 Weather
Hurricane Fred Strengthens Over Atlantic
Flooding Displaces Hundreds of Thousands in West Africa  Audio Clip Available
Jimena Weakens to Tropical Storm