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One on One with Spike Lee

Posted by Zeeska Lee on October 19, 2008

One on One meets the outspoken, award-winning filmmaker.

Source: One on One http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NePIS-R3Sgg

Source: One on One http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkTMqYKVFSY

Part 1

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UAE invests in film production

Posted by Zeeska Lee on October 14, 2008

The United Arab Emirates is known globally for its huge investments.

Now it has set its sights on the movie industry.

Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital, has launched a new production company hoping to become a top producer of feature movies.

Source: Al Jazeera http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_dzW8DNRhA

Hashem Ahelbarra reports.

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Crime pays for Somalia’s pirates

Posted by Zeeska Lee on October 9, 2008

Somali pirates are demanding an $8m ransom for the release of a Ukrainian ship they are holding off the coast off their country’s northern coast.

The pirates appear to rule the seas around Somalia with impunity, while towns in Somalia’s Puntland region have become the hub for many of their activities.

Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Adow sent this exclusive report.

Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJmDrm80o7M

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Jitters in Japanese stock markets

Posted by Zeeska Lee on October 9, 2008

After the Nikkei Index dropped more than 9 per cent on October 7, Japanese investors remain jittery about whether a worldwide, co-ordinated cut in interest-rates will shore up the markets and whether the US bank bailout will do any good.

Japan’s banks are in pretty good shape: they’ve been through something like this once before – in the late 1980s and early 1990s when a bubble in Japanese real estate popped.

But, as David Hawkins reports, that’s small comfort and hasn’t kept the diseased US economy from infecting the Japanese stock market.

Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOEdxtQ-AWQ

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Second Presidential Debate 2008

Posted by Zeeska Lee on October 8, 2008

Full video of the second 2008 Presidential Debate with Sen. John McCain and Barak Obama from C-SPAN.

Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaBiVJtZc00

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