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All Posts Tagged With: "documentary"

U.N. Security Council Delegation Visits Darfur

United Nations Security Council representatives visited Darfur on Thursday, where they were scheduled to meet with refugees, aidworkers, U.N. peacekeepers and local government representatives.

Jul 1st, 2008 | Comments

U.S. Admits More Iraqi Refugees

In May, the United States accepted 1,141 Iraqi refugees--the most the U.S. has accepted in a given month. The Bush administration projected it could admit almost 8,000 more refugees by the end of September, closing in on (but not guaranteeing) its goal of 12,000 refugees by fiscal year-end.

Jun 19th, 2008 | Comments

China Prep: Production Diary

Director Marije Meerman blogs from China, where she's shooting a film about the gaokao, China's national college entrance exam.

Jun 18th, 2008 | Comments

Report Addresses Violence and Abuses of Zimbabwe Government

Thirty-six deaths, 2,000 victims of abuse and torture and 3,000 displaced Zimbaweans have been documented in a 69-page report released Monday by Human Rights Watch (HRW), a New York-based monitoring group.

Jun 10th, 2008 | Comments

China Prep: China Will Not Tolerate Cheating on College Entrance Exam

As China's two-day National College Entrance Exam -- known as gaokao -- begins today, a swirl of activity is planned to ensure the best possible conditions for students to take the test that will determine their professional tracks within Chinese society.

Jun 7th, 2008 | Comments

China Prep: Chinese Students Return to School at Earthquake’s Epicenter

The first students returned to school in Wenchuan, China, the epicenter of last month’s devastating earthquake, which killed nearly 70,000 people.

Jun 4th, 2008 | Comments

First U.N.-African Union Peacekeeper Killed in Darfur

A member of the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur was shot and killed in a refugee camp outside the North Darfur capital El Fasher on Wednesday.

May 30th, 2008 | Comments

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The Sand Castle: Video: Full Episode

His Highness Sheikh Saud of Ras al-Khaimah has a grandiose dream — a brand new capital for the United Arab Emirates.

Jun 24th, 2007 | Comments

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