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26 October 2010 – Almanac – Discussion Topics

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Tuesday 24 August 2010 – Mt. Vesuvius eruption, Sturgeon Moon, death penalty in China, 7 hours of sleep, white-collar crime, haiku

Monday 23 August 2010 – partly cloudy, Mosque controversy, Pakistan floods, castration

Friday 20 August 2010 – wet and windy , American politics, French deportation, troops out of Iraq

Thursday 19 August 2010 – clear, grammar in Portuguese, military spending in China, Colombian airbases, Google in Spain

Wednesday 18 August 2010 – fine and clear, Mexican kidnapping, French protest, Pakistani disaster

Tuesday 17 August 2010 – fine and clear, US Gulf coast, Russian storm, Mexican explosion, Malaysian election slander

Monday 16 August 2010 – fine and windy, flood and fire in Eurasia, drug cartels in Mexico

Sunday 15 August 2010 – fine, Russia and Iranian nuclear reactor, Inuit in Greenland

Saturday 14 August 2010 – fine, indigenous people and bauxite mine in India, dead bodies in Bosnia, resettlement for dam in Wuhan, China

Friday 13 August 2010 – fine, Abkhazia and Russian missiles, Korean situation, Iraq and the US pullout, Japan and Iran and UN sanctions

Thursday 12 August 2010 – fine and windy, Ramadan, Thai Mothers’ Day, Pakistan flood warning, Amazon political party, planting peas

Wednesday 11 August 2010 – Mayan Calendar, raining, Chinese TV stations, US defense spending, Israeli flotilla raid

Tuesday 10 August 2010 – no moon, raining, wheat harvest in Russia, mudslides in China, Amazon River trek

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