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27 May 2009 

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 REGIONS
 Africa
Niger Opposition Insists on Return to Constitutional Order before Talks  Audio Clip Available
Zuma:  Police Have No 'License to Kill'
WFP: 1 Billion Hungry People in World
 Americas
France, Brazil Agree on Climate Policy Push
Peru Cancels Talk With Chile Over Espionage Dispute
Argentine Judge Allows Gay Marriage, Sets Latin American Precedent
 Asia
North Korea, Free Trade Likely to Dominate Obama's Korea Visit  Video clip available
Report: US Troop Morale Down in Afghanistan
Taiwanese Protest Resumption of US Beef Imports
 Europe
France, Brazil Agree on Climate Policy Push
Venice Losing Residents But Not Dead Yet  Audio Clip Available
WFP: 1 Billion Hungry People in World
 Iraq
Iraq's Presidential Council Wants January 18 Election
Iraq Electoral Official Says Vote Will Happen On Time   Audio Clip Available
2 US Pilots Killed in Iraq
 Middle East
Former President Clinton Calls for Peace on Visit to Israel
Iranian Police Set Up 'Internet Crime' Unit  Audio Clip Available
Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest Intel Sabbath Operations in Jerusalem  Audio Clip Available
 United States
Nearly 4,000 People Die From H1N1 in US  Video clip available
North Korea, Free Trade Likely to Dominate Obama's Korea Visit  Video clip available
Fat Producing Hormone May Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes  Video clip available
 TOPICS
 Arts and Entertainment
World Goes 'Gaga' For Pop Star's Debut Album  Video clip available
Paisley, Swift Winners at CMA Awards  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
Cherokee Indians Teach Tourists in North Carolina  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
 Disasters and Accidents
WFP: 1 Billion Hungry People in World
Aid Agencies Suspend Eastern Chad Operations
One Million Road Accident Deaths Per Year Subject of Upcoming Conference  Audio Clip Available
 Economy and Finance
Taiwanese Protest Resumption of US Beef Imports
World Leaders at APEC Summit Call for Cooperation
APEC Leaders Discuss Economic Recovery
 Education
Conference Seeks to Make Early Childhood Development Priority in Africa
Zimbabwean University Students Arrested at Bindura Science Institution  Audio Clip Available
Wendy Kopp's Mission: Ensure Educational Opportunity for All Students  Audio Clip Available
 Environment
France, Brazil Agree on Climate Policy Push
Largest Los Angeles Hotel Goes 'Green'  Video clip available
Brazilian Official: Storm Caused Widespread Blackout
 Health
Nearly 4,000 People Die From H1N1 in US  Video clip available
Fat Producing Hormone May Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes  Video clip available
US Republicans Criticize Democrat Health Reform Plan
 Human Interest
Venice Losing Residents But Not Dead Yet  Audio Clip Available
French, German Leaders Commemorate Armistice Day  Audio Clip Available
Britain's Latest War Dead Come Home to Rest  Video clip available
 Human Rights and Law
Zuma:  Police Have No 'License to Kill'
Obama Calls for Thorough Investigation of Fort Hood Shooting
Groups Say Sexual Abuse In Zimbabwe Rampant
 Labor
Obama To Host Jobs Summit in December  Video clip available
Paris Youths Occupy Mansion to Protest Lack of Jobs  Audio Clip Available
Lawmakers React to New US Unemployment Figures
 Lifestyles
Venice Losing Residents But Not Dead Yet  Audio Clip Available
Cherokee Indians Teach Tourists in North Carolina  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
Britain Remembers WWI, Looks at War in Afghanistan  Audio Clip Available
 Politics
North Korea, Free Trade Likely to Dominate Obama's Korea Visit  Video clip available
Iranian Police Set Up 'Internet Crime' Unit  Audio Clip Available
Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest Intel Sabbath Operations in Jerusalem  Audio Clip Available
 Religion
Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest Intel Sabbath Operations in Jerusalem  Audio Clip Available
China Executes Nine Ethnic Uighurs in July Unrest
Conservative Anglican Priests Consider Offer to Join Catholic Church  Video clip available
 Science and Technology
Iranian Police Set Up 'Internet Crime' Unit  Audio Clip Available
Broad Agricultural Strategies Aimed at World Hunger  Audio Clip Available
Mini Space Elevator Races for $900K Prize
 Social Issues
Golfers Score Hole in One for Charitable Causes  Audio Clip Available
Human Trafficking Reaches to High Alert Around World  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
Cherokee Indians Teach Tourists in North Carolina  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
 Sports
Relegation Fears Creeps Into Bottom Placed Teams On Zimbabwe's Premier League Log  Audio Clip Available
Golfers Score Hole in One for Charitable Causes  Audio Clip Available
Zimbabwe Sports Writers Secure CBZ Sponsorship For Soccer Awards  Audio Clip Available
 War and Conflict
Report: US Troop Morale Down in Afghanistan
Bomb Blast Kills 11 in Pakistani City of Peshawar
Obama Calls for Thorough Investigation of Fort Hood Shooting
 Weather
Brazilian Official: Storm Caused Widespread Blackout
IEA Urges Action on Climate Change
Tropical Storm Ida Downgraded; Moves Inland