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Medical Supplies Get Through to Gaza

As usual, Gaza City's Shifa Hospital is in the center of the chaos.

Jan 7th, 2009

Gaza E.R.: Preview

In 2006, WIDE ANGLE visited Gaza's Shifa Hospital in the film Gaza E.R. Here's a preview.

Jan 6th, 2009

Project Advisors

Advisors to Women, War and Peace, the upcoming mini-series from Wide Angle.

Jan 3rd, 2009

Slideshow: In Israel, Migrants Replace Palestinian Workers

Walls and checkpoints make it difficult for Palestinians to get to work, so Israel has become reliant on workers from Thailand, the Philippines, China, and Africa.

Dec 31st, 2008

From Jihad to Rehab: Insurgent Reintegration Programs Around the World

Governments in Yemen, Singapore, Iraq, Mozambique, Columbia and El Salvador have used various approaches to reintegrate insurgents into civilian life.

Dec 24th, 2008

Educating Girls

The correlation between education and population growth.

Dec 17th, 2008

What the World’s Been Looking For

Today, Google released Zeitgeist 2008 which compiles various categories of search queries from their popular search engine to create a snapshot of what the world's been looking for this year.

Dec 10th, 2008

Muslim Graves Desecrated for Third Time

The tombs of Muslim soldiers who served in the French army during World War I were desecrated on Sunday night in a cemetery in the north of France.

Dec 9th, 2008

Tainted Milk Lawsuit Rejected

The 63 defendants, including the parents of two babies who died, were seeking $2 million in compensation from the state-owned dairy producer Sanlu Group.

Dec 9th, 2008

Europe To Host Up to 10,000 Iraqi Refugees

The European Union announced on November 27 that it will provide asylum for to up to 10,000 Iraqi refugees currently living in Jordan and Syria.

Dec 1st, 2008

Economic Crisis in a Globalized World

A round-up of how nations around the globe are dealing with the economic downturn: bailouts, I.M.F. loans, and schadenfreude.

Nov 21st, 2008

The Russian Newspaper Murders: Update: Politkovskaya Trial

The trial of three men accused in the 2006 murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya is currently underway in Moscow.

Nov 19th, 2008

Evo Morales Speaks at Columbia

The Bolivian president spoke about democracy in the Americas, his country's coca growers movement, and the diplomatic row between Bolivia and the U.S.

Nov 19th, 2008

India Deems Education a Fundamental Right

The Indian Union Cabinet passed the long-pending Right to Education Bill, paving the way for free and compulsory education for all.

Nov 19th, 2008

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