Posts Tagged ‘World’

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The World Celebrates Christmas

December 26, 2008

bethl-prayer.jpgThousands of pilgrims overcame checkpoints and tight security to celebrate Christmas with a mass last night in the birthplace of Christ, Bethlehem.

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Poll Shows that Americans Choose Obama as the Man they Admire Most in the World

December 26, 2008

obama-most-admired-590.jpgA month before his inauguration, Americans choose Barack Obama as the man they admire most in the world, according to a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll. It’s the first time a president-elect has topped the annual survey in more than a half-century.

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Newsweek Cover: How to Fix the World

December 2, 2008

newsweek-cov.jpg“At this moment, the United States has a unique opportunity to push forward a vision that aligns its own interests and ideals with those of most of the world’s major powers. But it is a fleeting opportunity,” Newsweek International Editor Fareed Zakaria writes in the December 8 cover, “How to Fix the World” (on newsstands Monday, December 1). 

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Israeli PM Ehud Olmert Calls for World to Stop Iran Nuclear Bomb

November 17, 2008

ehud-olmert-6.jpgIsraeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Sunday that Iran is still trying to build nuclear bombs and the world must make a concerted effort to stop the project.

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World Leaders Congratulate President-Elect Obama

November 7, 2008

obama-calls.jpgPresident-elect Obama accepted congratulations from nine presidents and prime ministers Thursday, returning calls from world leaders who reached out after his presidential victory.

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The World Reacts to Obama’s Big Win (Video)

November 6, 2008
obama-school-children.jpgStudents at Barack Obama’s old primary school in Indonesia react as their teacher announced Obama’s win.

Reporting from London — If history records a sudden surge in carbon emissions on Wednesday, it may be due to the collective exhalation of relief and joy by the hundreds of millions — perhaps billions — of people around the globe who watched, waited and prayed for Barack Obama to be elected president of the United States.

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