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Conflict & Justice

The slums of Zambia

The BBC's Jo Fidgen explores one of the roughest parts of Zambia's capital, Lusaka. A local boy serves as a guide through Chiboly, a massive slum often nicknamed �Baghdad� for the widespread violence there.

Conflict & Justice

Obama Mideast peace effort

President Obama met today with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to try and breathe new life into the stalled Mid East peace talks. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Matthew Bell, who's in Jerusalem and was recently in the West Bank town of Nablus.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

We were looking for a Spanish city that's playing host to a rematch between chess greats Garry Kasparov Garry and Anatoly Karpov. The answer is Valencia. Anchor Marco Werman speaks to two journalists covering the chess re-match.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

For today's Global Hit music critic Tom Schnabel tells us about the latest from Senegal's Baaba Maal. He's teamed up with the Brooklyn party band, Brazilian Girls.

Global Politics

Libyan leader in New York

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is set to make his first ever appearance at the United Nations this week. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with John Fitzgerald�a New York developer who was contacted by Gadhafi's entourage in their search for a place to stay.

Global Politics

Warnings dire from leaked report

The leak of the report warning of failure in Afghanistan is certain to add fuel to the debate over the future of the US mission there. Anchor Marco Werman discusses the political situation with Richard Fontaine, a former foreign policy adviser.

Arts, Culture & Media

Our Disappeared

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with documentary filmmaker Juan Mandelbaum about his new film, �Our Disappeared. It tells the story of his investigation into the political kidnappings and murders of many of his college friends in Buenos Aires in the 1970s.