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Zimbabwe crackdown on opposition continues

Zimbabwe's top opposition figure is detained by police, and a Beatrice Mutetwa, leading Zimbabwean human rights lawyer tells anchor Lisa Mullins that scores of ordinary citizens are being arrested and beaten every day, as part of a government crackdown.

Conflict & Justice

Cambodia report

Rebecca Henschke reports on the Cambodia's real estate boom -- and its effect of slum dwellers who are often forced out of their homes to make way for new developments, and that's led to protests from human rights groups.

Conflict & Justice

Rising oil prices

Anchor Lisa Mullins has an update on the effects of rising oil prices are being felt around the globe, as today fishermen clashed with police in Brussels, and in India there were lines at gas stations as people lined up to fill their tanks in advance of a ten percent rise in prices set to take effect at midnight.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For our Geo Quiz, we were looking for the name of the capital of Ukraine. The answer is Kiev. The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports on a controversy a local TV show that asked viewers to name the greatest Ukrainian of all time.

NATO's Afghan challenge

The outgoing US military commander for NATO forces in Afghanistan says the mission is "under-resourced,� and The World's Matthew Bell reports on why that is the case.

Science, Tech & Environment

Aid efforts in Myanmar

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the head of the international aid organization "Goal,� the group is still pressing the military rulers of Myanmar to lift all restrictions on foreign aid workers who can assist the survivors of Cyclone Nargis.