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09 Nov

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Cholera spreads to Haitian capital

With 15 cases confirmed in Port-au-Prince and more suspected, health officials are in a race
to contain the epidemic.
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2010 09:58 GMT

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Bangladesh: A brave face

Every year, Bangladesh records hundreds of cases of people being attacked with acid.

Hydrochloric and nitric acid used in jewellery workshops across the country are cheap and readily available.

But as a weapon, acid is devastating, causing irreparable damage.

Bangladesh is one of the most crowded countries in the world with most acid attacks being

over land and property disputes.

On this edition of 101 East, we look at how acid attacks have affected lives across Bangladesh and ask

what is being done to stop it.

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Homeland

Witness 09 Nov 2010 14:32 GMT
A look at the complexities and realities of contemporary Native American life…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
 

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Who will value Palestinian rights?

Lamis Andoni 09 Nov 2010 11:57 GMT
Fatah-Hamas reconciliation must begin with a vow to stop violating the human rights of those they compete to represent………………………………………………………………………
 
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Bounty hunters chase US fugitives

Bounty hunting is a big business in the US, one of only two nations in the world where it’s still legal……………….
 

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Bush says waterboarding saved UK lives

Bush uses memoirs to claim that information the US gained by ‘waterboarding’ helped to foil attacks on London,

writes  Rupert Cornwell and Guy Adams.

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Israel ambushes Hague over arrest warrants

 By Donald Macintyre in Ramallah

William Hague meets Israel's President Peres in Jerusalem REUTERS 

William Hague meets Israel’s President Peres in Jerusale

Israel and Britain moved last night to limit the damage of an Israeli diplomatic ambush that
threatened to overshadow the first official visit to the Middle East by William Hague, the Foreign Secretary. 

 

British officials were infuriated yesterday when Mr Hague arrived in the region to be confronted

with the news that Israel had unilaterally cancelled a series of high-level “strategic dialogue”

meetings between the two countries. The move was a protest against the UK’s failure to block

arrest warrants being issued against Israeli generals and politicians visiting Britain. 

 

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Israeli home plans spark US anger

Ariel settlements

Palestinians say Israel ‘chooses settlements, not peace’ in plan for more housebuilding in Ariel………………………………….

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