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Schwarzenegger visits China

Nov 15, 2005
Stung by voters at home, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger visits China in a high-profile economic mission. So what does California get out of it? Ruth Kirchner has more.
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Chirac on unemployment

Nov 15, 2005
French president Jacques Chirac has unveiled a plan to combat racism and unemployment in his troubled country. But will it become a reality? Stephen Beard reports from London.
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Anything you can do, ICANN do better?

Nov 14, 2005
This week, other countries will try to convince the US to share governance of the Internet. Paul Twomey, president of the company that coordinates much of the 'Net, explained to Kai Ryssdal what the fuss is about.
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Putting the pieces back together in France

Nov 14, 2005
The unrest that's swept France seems to be receding. But the riots have left a trail of destruction, human and economic. Stephen Beard reports from Aulnay-sous-bois, one of the worst-hit Paris suburbs.
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China piracy

Nov 14, 2005
The US is pushing China to start cracking down on violations of intellectual property rights. Ruth Kirchner reports from Beijing.

Whither France's education system?

Nov 11, 2005
The riots in France have underlined how difficult it is for immigrants to integrate into French life. Poor schools have been singled out as one of the reasons. From Lyons, John Laurenson reports on one possible solution.

Germany's new government

Nov 11, 2005
After weeks of talks, Germany's two biggest political parties are close to forming a new government. But as Kyle James reports from Berlin, the coalition might have trouble agreeing on economic reform.
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Little spenders in big China

Nov 10, 2005
President Bush would love it if Chinese consumers would consume MORE. If China sold more domestically, it wouldn't depend so much on exports to the US. Jocelyn Ford visited one reluctant Chinese spender to see what's up.

Jordan rising

Nov 10, 2005
It was officially a day of mourning, and very little business, across Jordan today. Kai Ryssdal talked with Sharmila Devi, a correspondent for the Financial Times, about how Jordan's economy has changed over the past few years.

Egalite, c'est difficile

Nov 10, 2005
President Jacques Chirac has admitted that immigrants to France are not treated equally, and says the government must deal with the root causes of the unrest. Economist/commentator Edmund Phelps says Chirac's in an impossible position.

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