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08 Mar

Events of Interest and Analyses

 

Inside Story

Dissecting the day’s top story – a frank assessment of the latest developments.
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  • Inside Iraq

    A weekly debate programme offering opinions on Iraq from a diverse range of guests.
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  • AROUND THE WORLD NOW
    Africa
    Togo opposition rejects poll result
    Guinea sets presidential poll date
    Americas
    US hails Iraq vote
    Chile mourns earthquake victims
    Asia-Pacific
    Hopes fade for trapped China miners
    Australia arrest over boy’s death
    CENTRAL/S. ASIA
    Karzai pledges to rebuild Marjah
    Fonseka begins hunger strike
    Europe
    Bailout saves Airbus military plane
    Greek PM in France for debt talks
    Middle East
    PLO okays indirect Israel talks
    Yemeni hospital gun battle ends

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    Israel to build more settler homes

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    Director Kathryn Bigelow accepts Best Director award. She was back on stage minutes later with screenwriter Mark Boal and producer Greg Shapiro to accept Best Picture award for The Hurt Locker

    Bigelow scores historic first for female film-makers

    Guy Adams at the Oscars: The Hurt Locker walked away with six awards, including Best Picture and Best Director

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    Starbucks sticks to its guns

    Sunday, 7 March 2010

    When most Americans step into a Starbucks, they do not expect a Wild West experience – frothing cups sent skidding down the counter, horses tied up on the street or pistols slung in the holsters of fellow latte-sipping patrons. But when it comes to gun barrels and biscotti, it turns out they would be wrong. They do go together.

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