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PRI's The World
June 17, 2008
Conflict & Justice
Egyptian state media says the Hamas militants in Gaza and Israel have agreed to a cease-fire that's supposed to take effect on Thursday; from Jerusalem, Matt Gutman reports.
Science, Tech & Environment
Pakistani nuclear scientist A-Q Khan is denying that he was the source for sophisticated nuclear warhead plans found on the computers of Swiss arms smugglers
Anchor Lisa Mullins interviews Iran's ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Ali Asghar Soltanieh, about his country's nuclear ambitions.
NATO and Afghan troops are bracing for a battle with Taliban fighters around Afghanistan's second largest city, Kandahar, as The World's Quil Lawrence reports.
Arts, Culture & Media
Narnia is the setting for a new film, but Narnia also figures in the latest case of cyber-squishing, and Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Gillian Ferguson of Edinburgh, Scotland who owns the domain name, "narnia.mobi,"
Business, Finance & Economics
Australia's wheat harvest is likely to drop through the floor this season, and a poor Australian harvest could help keep world food prices high, as Phil Mercer reports from Sydney.
North Korea is allowing workers from the UN's World Food Program to inspect areas of the country where food is scarce, and Stephen Haggard, author of "Famine in North Korea"
More United Nations peacekeeping forces have been dispatched to the Darfur region of Sudan, but the killing still goes on, as Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Rich Williamson, the US Envoy to Sudan.
The answer, according to UN statistics, is 2.4 billion people.
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