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Pakistan suicide attack

A suicide bomber has attacked the UN World Food Program offices in the Pakistani capital Islamabad, killing five people. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with WFP spokesman Amjad Jamal, who was friends with those who lost their lives.

Global Politics

France telecom suicides

Twenty-four employees of France Telecom have killed themselves in the past year-and-a-half. Some blame the restructuring of the previously state-owned company for a poisonous atmosphere. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Two women named Lucy are in the news today. One is the schoolgirl who inspired the Beatles's song �Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds��the other a multi-million year-old skeleton. Anchor Marco Werman makes the connection.

Global Politics

Today's nuclear fears

America's nuclear fears from the Cold War haven't necessarily gone away�but they have been modernized. The World's Alex Gallafent examines US fears of a nuclear attack in the shadow of September 11th.

Global Politics

Indonesia death toll rises

At least 1,100 people have died in the earthquake that struck the Indonesian island of Sumatra on Wednesday, UN humanitarian chief John Holmes has said. Marco Werman gets the latest from Amelia Merrick with the aid group World Vision.

Conflict & Justice

Communist China turns 60

The People's Republic of China officially turned 60 today. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad in Beijing about the celebrations, which included a massive military parade and fireworks.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the Afar Rift in northeastern Ethiopia. That's where scientists found a 4.4 million-year-old hominid skeleton. Anchor Werman speaks with Tim White and Owen Lovejoy about their findings.