- Making News: Israeli Police Vow to Stop Huge Gaza Protest
In Israel, thousands of settlers and Orthodox Jewish supporters are still trying to march to the Gaza Strip. So far, they've been stopped by police and Israeli soldiers. Dan Ephron is reporting for Newsweek magazine from Kfar Maimon, 10 miles from the border with Gaza. Ephron expounds on the reason for Israeli troop mobilization as well as the political implications of renewed Palestinian violence for Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.
- Reporter's Notebook: Drought, Pestilence, and Starvation in Southern Niger
Nigere--or Niger--has been in the news indirectly as the African country that was not providing nuclear materials to Saddam Hussein. Now, the UN's World Food Program has Niger in the spotlight again, this time because almost 4 million people in the world's second poorest country face a shortage of food, with 1.2 million at risk of starvation. Michael Newman, program officer for Doctors Without Borders, has an update.
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