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27 May 2009 

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 REGIONS
 Africa
Eritrea is Focus of Brussels Meeting
DRC Restive Province Vows to Rebuild Destroyed Infrastructure  Audio Clip Available
IMF Scandal Continues to Spark Protest In Senegal
 Americas
Tropical Storm Ida Aims For US Gulf Coast;  State of Emergency in Effect
US Disappointed at Breakdown in Honduras Political Talks
Zelaya Aide Says Honduran Agreement Has Failed
 Asia
NATO: 130 Militants Killed in Afghanistan
France Sends Special Envoy to North Korea
Interpol Cracking Down on Central Africa Trade in Stolen Vehicles  Audio Clip Available
 Europe
Eritrea is Focus of Brussels Meeting
Clinton Urges 'Compassion' for Americans Detained in Iran  Audio Clip Available
Interpol Cracking Down on Central Africa Trade in Stolen Vehicles  Audio Clip Available
 Iraq
Iraq Electoral Official Says Vote Will Happen On Time   Audio Clip Available
2 US Pilots Killed in Iraq
Obama: Iraq Election Law an "Important Milestone"  Audio Clip Available
 Middle East
US Had Previously Monitored Fort Hood Shooting Suspect
Officials Warn of Possible Collapse of Palestinian Authority
Israeli PM: Re-Launch Peace Talks Immediately  Audio Clip Available
 United States
US Had Previously Monitored Fort Hood Shooting Suspect
Israeli PM: Re-Launch Peace Talks Immediately  Audio Clip Available
World War Two Museum Expansion Aims at Younger Generations  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
 TOPICS
 Arts and Entertainment
World War Two Museum Expansion Aims at Younger Generations  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
Berlin Prepares for Celebrations 20 Years After Fall of Wall  Video clip available
Street Food in New York City Comes of Age  Video clip available
 Disasters and Accidents
Tropical Storm Ida Aims For US Gulf Coast;  State of Emergency in Effect
WFP Making Inroads on Alleviating Hunger  Audio Clip Available
Hundreds of Thousands of Somali Refugees in Kenya Threatened by Floods
 Economy and Finance
New Africa Partnership to Boost Agriculture
Zimbabwe Economy Minister Projects 15% Average Growth Over Next Five Years  Audio Clip Available
Somali Pirates Launch Longest-Range Attack
 Education
Wendy Kopp's Mission: Ensure Educational Opportunity for All Students  Audio Clip Available
Berlin Wall Remembrances Vary  Audio Clip Available
Obama Challenges States To Overhaul Schools  Audio Clip Available
 Environment
New Africa Partnership to Boost Agriculture
Maldives Asks Most Vulnerable Countries to Take Lead In Reducing Global Warming  Audio Clip Available
Scientists Report Abnormal Sea Level Rises Off Western Australia  Audio Clip Available
 Health
Cancer Experts Meet to Head Off Rise in African Tobacco Use  Audio Clip Available
Low Status Of Women Impairs Their Health
US Health Care Debate Continues on Partisan Lines  Video clip available
 Human Interest
Fields of Paper Poppies Flourish in Britain in Rememberance of Armistice Day  Video clip available
Low Status Of Women Impairs Their Health
Russian Physicist, H-Bomb Scientist Ginzburg Dies at 93
 Human Rights and Law
US Had Previously Monitored Fort Hood Shooting Suspect
IMF Scandal Continues to Spark Protest In Senegal
'Assassination' of Kenyan Gang Spokesman Condemned  Audio Clip Available
 Labor
Lawmakers React to New US Unemployment Figures
Obama: 10.2 Percent Unemployment 'A Sobering Number'  Video clip available
US Jobless Rate Hits Highest Level Since 1983  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
 Lifestyles
Fields of Paper Poppies Flourish in Britain in Rememberance of Armistice Day  Video clip available
Berlin Wall Celebration Marked by Joy and Caution  Audio Clip Available
Couple Creates Charity to Help Britain's Wounded Troops  Video clip available
 Politics
US Had Previously Monitored Fort Hood Shooting Suspect
Officials Warn of Possible Collapse of Palestinian Authority
Eritrea is Focus of Brussels Meeting
 Religion
China Executes Nine Ethnic Uighurs in July Unrest
Conservative Anglican Priests Consider Offer to Join Catholic Church  Video clip available
Green Patriarch Brings Environmentalism to US Capital  Video clip available
 Science and Technology
Mini Space Elevator Races for $900K Prize
Scientists Map Horse Genome
Pennsylvania Site Contains Evidence of Earliest People in North America  Audio Clip Available
 Social Issues
Defense for Zimbabwe's Roy Bennett Challenges Key Prosecution Witness  Audio Clip Available
Low Status Of Women Impairs Their Health
WFP Making Inroads on Alleviating Hunger  Audio Clip Available
 Sports
Controversy In Zimbabwe PSL After Caps United's 3-1 Defeat of Lengthens  Audio Clip Available
Post-Cosafa Challenge Cup, Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League Play Resumes  Audio Clip Available
South African Athletics Board To Challenge Suspension
 War and Conflict
NATO: 130 Militants Killed in Afghanistan
Officials Warn of Possible Collapse of Palestinian Authority
IMF Scandal Continues to Spark Protest In Senegal
 Weather
New Africa Partnership to Boost Agriculture
Tropical Storm Ida Aims For US Gulf Coast;  State of Emergency in Effect
Hurricane Ida Comes Ashore in Nicaragua