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EU pledges $870 million to help Somalia

International donors met Monday to approve a "New Deal" for Somalia, with the EU pledging another 650 million euros ($870 million)to help drive its recovery from 20 years of bloody civil war. Duration: 01:04 Sep 16, 2013
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Soy: Argentina's dangerous savior

Soy has revolutionized the economies of South American countries like Brazil, Argentina Uruguay and Paraguay, thanks to China’s insatiable appetite for the product. Argentina is the world's number 3 soybean supplier and its top exporter of soymeal, used to feed cattle, and soyoil, used in the booming biofuels sector. As a result, the Argentine Pampa looks nothing like it did 20 years ago: soybean plantations have replaced fruit trees and cattle farming, like in Rosario, the country’s biggest exporter of soy and its sub products. But with almost 65% of its farmlands being planted with soy, Argentina is veering towards a single-crop farming economy which could be dangerous in the long-term. Duration: 02:50 Sep 16, 2013
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Myanmar Muslim hospital offers hope

From political activists to impoverished families, all are welcome at a free hospital run by Muslims in Yangon -- a symbol of unity in a country riven by religious unrest. Duration: 01:52 Sep 16, 2013