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Conflict & Justice

Egyptian women fight harassment

Egyptian women are often subject to sexual harassment and campaigners for women's rights are calling for new laws to deal with the issue. Some Egyptian women are now taking their security into their own hands. The BBC's Christian Fraser reports from Egypt.

Health & Medicine

Safer abortions in Zambia

In the African nation of Zambia, abortion is legal, but few medical clinics offer the procedure and women therefore try it themselves. A hospital in Zambia's capital, Lusaka, aims to save women's lives by making abortion safer and more widely available.

Somalia updates

Anchor Katy Clark has an update on Somali pirates facing trials in Kenya, and on efforts to help Somalia's government increase security.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Kenya, southwest Kenya to be exact. That's where you'll find the Maasai Mara National Reserve. A new study says the wild animals in the reserve are struggling for survival. Anchor Katy Clark gets details from Robin Reid, director of the Center for Collaborative Conservation in Colorado.

Global Politics

Secretary Clinton on capitol hill

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told the House Foreign Affairs committee that the Obama administration is seeking a diplomatic solution to the nuclear standoff with Iran. But if that doesn't work, she suggested the groundwork is being laid for "crippling sanctions" against Iran. The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Global Politics

CIA lacks language-savvy staff

Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Republican Congressman Pete Hoekstra about the CIA's language problem. The agency doesn't have enough employees who speak foreign languages. Congressman Hoekstra is a member of the House Select Committee on Intelligence.