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27 May 2009 

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 REGIONS
 Africa
Advocacy Groups Praise AIDS Vaccine Trial Results  Audio Clip Available
US Closures in South Africa Prompted by al-Qaida Linked Threat
Attending Cameron University is More Than a Dream for Emake Ugiomoh  Audio Clip Available
 Americas
Obama Will Not Seek New Legislation on Holding Guantanamo Detainees 
Latin American Leaders Support Zelaya in UN Debate
Ousted Honduran Leader Hopes for Talks Soon
 Asia
Advocacy Groups Praise AIDS Vaccine Trial Results  Audio Clip Available
China Says Sanctions Won't Deter Iran's Nuclear Agenda
Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi Welcomes US Talks With Government
 Europe
US Protests 'Attempted Smear' of Diplomat in Moscow
Medvedev Opens Door To Tougher Iran Sanctions
Taylor Denies Meeting With Rebel Leader on Eve of Sierra Leone War  Audio Clip Available
 Iraq
US Soldier Charged in Murder of Contractor in Iraq
Internally Displaced Iraqis Lack Basic Needs  Audio Clip Available
Iraq Reaches Water, Energy and Trade Agreements With Turkey
 Middle East
China Says Sanctions Won't Deter Iran's Nuclear Agenda
Palestinian President: No Common Ground for Negotiations With Israel
Medvedev Opens Door To Tougher Iran Sanctions
 United States
US Charges Terror Suspect with Bomb Plot
US Protests 'Attempted Smear' of Diplomat in Moscow
Obama Will Not Seek New Legislation on Holding Guantanamo Detainees 
 TOPICS
 Arts and Entertainment
'Magnificent Desolation' Recounts Astronaut Aldrin's Struggles  Audio Clip Available
Jay-Z Tops Billboard Chart; Streisand to Make Rare Concert Appearance
Obama Gets Some Laughs on US Late Night TV Show
 Disasters and Accidents
Nigerian Militants Vow To Keep Weapons As Amnesty Deadline Looms  Audio Clip Available
Study Urges Support for Fragile States in Sub-Saharan Africa  Audio Clip Available
US Closes Facilities in S. Africa Over Security Concerns  Audio Clip Available
 Economy and Finance
India Begins Project to Issue Biometric Identity Cards to All Citizens  Audio Clip Available
Chinese Companies Continue Global Expansion in Resources Sector  Audio Clip Available
Germany Sends Warning Ahead of G20 Summit
 Education
12-Year-Old Boy Broadcasts 'Positive' News on the Internet  Video clip available
Attending Cameron University is More Than a Dream for Emake Ugiomoh  Audio Clip Available
New Saudi University Opens  Video clip available
 Environment
Nigerian Militants Vow To Keep Weapons As Amnesty Deadline Looms  Audio Clip Available
Obama Calls for 'New Era' of Global Engagement  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
In Dakar, Flood Victims Move to Dry Ground  Video clip available
 Health
Advocacy Groups Praise AIDS Vaccine Trial Results  Audio Clip Available
WHO: Only 3 Billion Swine Flu Vaccines This Year
Researchers: AIDS Vaccine Cuts Infection for First Time  Audio Clip Available
 Human Interest
12-Year-Old Boy Broadcasts 'Positive' News on the Internet  Video clip available
In Dakar, Flood Victims Move to Dry Ground  Video clip available
Bulgarian Diplomat Elected UNESCO Chief
 Human Rights and Law
Obama Will Not Seek New Legislation on Holding Guantanamo Detainees 
Exile Government, Rights Group Cautiously Welcome US Engagement with Burma  Audio Clip Available
More Farm & Land Takeovers in Zimbabwe Amid New Hunger Warnings  Audio Clip Available
 Labor
Zimbabwe Teachers Union Calls Off Strike Amid Charges of Politicization  Audio Clip Available
Zimbabwe Civil Servants Raise Objections to World Bank Subsidy Program  Audio Clip Available
US Households Getting Richer
 Lifestyles
12-Year-Old Boy Broadcasts 'Positive' News on the Internet  Video clip available
Fallout from 'Google Bombs' Can be Devastating  Audio Clip Available
Debate over Recommended Marriage Age for Girls Continues in Malawi  Audio Clip Available
 Politics
US Protests 'Attempted Smear' of Diplomat in Moscow
China Says Sanctions Won't Deter Iran's Nuclear Agenda
Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi Welcomes US Talks With Government
 Religion
Malaysia Sees Increasing Political, Judicial Influence from Strict Muslims
Dalai Lama Learns 'Fist-Bump' in Memphis
Insurgents Target State Schools in Southern Thailand  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
 Science and Technology
India Launches 7 Satellites  Audio Clip Available
'Magnificent Desolation' Recounts Astronaut Aldrin's Struggles  Audio Clip Available
Researchers Make Paralyzed Rats Walk Again
 Social Issues
In Dakar, Flood Victims Move to Dry Ground  Video clip available
Maternal Mortality in Sierra Leone is 'Human Rights Emergency' Says Amnesty  Audio Clip Available
France Dismantles Illegal Immigrant Camp  Audio Clip Available
 Sports
Zimbabwe's Monomotapa Football Club Upsets 'Complacent' Dynamos  Audio Clip Available
Inspirational Zimbabwean Striker Gwekwerere Returns To Dynamos  Audio Clip Available
Obama Promotes Chicago to Host 2016 Summer Games
 War and Conflict
US Charges Terror Suspect with Bomb Plot
US Closures in South Africa Prompted by al-Qaida Linked Threat
Militant Ambush in NW Pakistan Kills 9, Including Tribal Elders  Audio Clip Available
 Weather
In Dakar, Flood Victims Move to Dry Ground  Video clip available
Torrential Rainfall Exacerbates Flooding in Senegal's Capital  Audio Clip Available
Hurricane Fred Strengthens Over Atlantic