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Bush memoir causing stir in Britain

Former President George W. Bush is causing a stir in Britain with his new memoir. In an interview Bush defended the use of water-boarding as a legal interrogation technique that saved lives both in the US and the UK. Laura Lynch reports.

Global Politics

Chinese cars for Europe

Last year China overtook the United States as the world's biggest car market. A joint venture in Bulgaria will produce the first Chinese brand cars in the European Union. From Bahovitsa, Bulgaria, Matthew Brunwasser reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Nicaragua's Perrozompopo

Thursday night at the Latin Grammys, keep your eyes peeled for a newcomer to the awards. He is Nicaraguan singer and songwriter Ramon Mejia and he's been nominated in the best alternative album category. The World's Marco Werman has more.

Conflict & Justice

Attacks on Russian journalists

Jessica Golloher reports from Moscow on recent attacks suffered by Russian journalists. Two men who were attacked recently had reported on efforts to stop developers from cutting down trees around Moscow to make room for new highways.

Global Politics

Jailed tycoon's trial

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with journalist Masha Gessen in Moscow, about Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia's wealthiest man, now an outspoken prisoner facing more jail time on charges of embezzlement and money laundering.

Global Politics

Obama wraps up India visit

President Obama spent the last day of his visit to India in the capital Delhi. It's been a fruitful visit for the President with trade deals worth billions of dollars tied up which would create thousands of jobs in the US. The BBC's Tinku Ray reports.

Conflict & Justice

Obama backs India's UN bid

President Obama today supported India's bid for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council. Pakistan has strongly criticized this move. Washington Post UN correspondent Colum Lynch says India would benefit greatly from a permanent place on the Council.

Global Politics

Meatball soup for Obama

President Obama will have a lot on his plate during his visit to Indonesia. But many Indonesians seem more interested in what will be on the president's dinner plate Their top choice is a meatball soup called bakso. Chad Bouchard reports from Jakarta.

Lifestyle & Belief

Yemeni threat goes on line

Anwar al-Awlaki posted a video on radical web sites today calling for the killing of Americans. He said no special religious permission is required to kill them. The Christian science monitor correspondent Laura Kasinof reports from Sana'a.