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Raw Video: New Zealand Welcomes 2009
World  (tags: New Zealand, 2009, New Year )

- 3427 days ago -
Fireworks exploded over Auckland as New Zealand celebrated the New Year, welcoming in 2009. © 2008 Associated Press
Carbon-Free City Under Construction
World  (tags: carbon free, world, Abu Dhabi )

- 3427 days ago -
The first city in the world to be completely carbon free is being built in the Gulf state of Abu Dhabi. When it's finished, there will be no cars and all of the city's energy will come from the sun and wind. © 2008 Associated Press
Palestinians Suspend Peace Talks
World  (tags: Palestinians, peace talks, violence )

- 3429 days ago -
The Palestinian Authority say peace talks with Israel are on hold in light of the unprecedented assault on Gaza, which has so far killed more than 300 Palestinians. Chief Palestinian negotiator Ahmed Querie said there could be no negotiations with the Jew
The Arab World Reacts
World  (tags: Arab, protests, Hamas, Israel )

- 3429 days ago -
Across many Arab nations there is outrage over Israel's air attacks on Gaza and many have taken their outrage to the streets. Thalia Assuras reports. © 2008 CBS News
Behind The Gaza Conflict
World  (tags: Gaza, Israel )

- 3429 days ago -
Hamas, an Islamic group that does not recognize Israel's right to exist, took control of Gaza after being elected 18 months ago. As Sheila MacVicar reports, the conflict seemed inevitable. © 2008 CBS News
Pakistan Moves Troops Toward Indian Border
World  (tags: Pakistan, India, india )

- 3431 days ago -
Pakistan has started to redeploy thousands of troops to the Indian border from the tribal areas near Afghanistan, intelligence officials said Friday, raising tensions triggered by the Mumbai terror attacks. © 2008 Associated Press
Raw Video: Israel Strikes Hamas
World  (tags: Israel, Hamas, war )

- 3431 days ago -
Israeli aircraft have struck Hamas security compounds across Gaza in an unprecedented series of simultaneous strikes. Hamas reports dozens of people were killed. The first strikes came just after noon. © 2008 Associated Press
Japan Jobs Scramble
World  (tags: Japan, jobs )

- 3439 days ago -
New Japanese graduates flock to massive recruiting events as they scramble to clinch a small number of jobs as the economy freezes up. © 2008 Reuters
S.Korea Ends Iraq Mission
World  (tags: South Korea, Iraq, soldiers, home, welcome home )

- 3439 days ago -
South Korean troops deployed to Iraq return home. All of South Koreas troops in Iraq are being sent home, ending their mission in the country. South Korea had the third-largest contingent of foreign soldiers. It sent 3,600 soldiers to Iraq in 2004. The go
Organizer of Rwandan Genocide Sentenced to Life
World  (tags: organizer of Rwadan, Rwanda, genocide, life sentence )

- 3439 days ago -
A former Rwandan army colonel was convicted Thursday of genocide and crimes against humanity for masterminding the killings of more than half a million people in 1994. © 2008 Associated Press
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