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Iraq's postal service delivers

Iraq still hasn't formed a new government but some things never stopped. For instance, Iraq's postal service. Even throughout the war, it kept on delivering the mail. The World's Susannah George visited a post office in Baghdad.

Global Politics

Life in Brazil's favelas

President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says that during his administration millions of people were lifted out of poverty, including those living in Rio's notorious favelas. Reporter Jason Strother visited the Rocinha favela, to find out what residents think.

Arts, Culture & Media

The D

For the weekend Global Hit, The World's Adeline Sire tells us about a French band that likes to think outside the French box. The name of the band is �The DØ? � it stands for Dan and Olivia, Dan Levy and Olivia Merilahti, who make up the band.

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Car bombs mar Nigerian Independence Day

Police officials in Nigeria say two car bombs killed at least 8 people in the capital, Abuja. The bombings marred celebrations in Nigeria marking 50 years of independence from Britain. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from the BBC's Komla Dumor in Abuja.

Conflict & Justice

UN report on Congo killings

A United Nations report on killings in the Democratic Republic of Congo between 1993 and 2003 accuses six other African nations of being involved in atrocities there. The World's Laura Lynch reports on how those countries are reacting to the report.

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Fake awards for Gambian president

A newspaper in the nation of Gambia claimed the President of Gambia received awards from the White House. Turns out Yahya Jammeh did not. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from Frank Smyth, Washington representive for the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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The day after in Ecuador

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa vows to punish those who were behind a police rebellion yesterday. Anchor Marco Werman finds out how Ecuadoreans are reacting today from Tomas Ciuffardi of TV station Ecuavisa in Quito.

Global Politics

Progress in Iraq

Anchor Lisa Mullins talks with Anthony Shadid, Baghdad correspondent for the New York Times, about the stalled progress in Iraq. Iraqis are still unable to form a government nearly seven months after elections, and insurgent violence is not going away.

Conflict & Justice

Iraq's Navy

The Iraqi Navy was almost completely destroyed during the 1990 Gulf War. Following the 2003 invasion, American and British forces have been slowly rebuilding Iraq's naval capabilities. Reporter Susannah George reports from Basra.

Arts, Culture & Media

Slapstick Geo Quiz

Laurel And Hardy were huge back in the 1930′s and 40′s. Their slapstick was a hit throughout the US and Europe. Ollie, the wide one, was born in Georgia. And Stan, the skinny one, was born in ? For the Geo Quiz, name the county in Northwest England.