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Global Politics

Gaza Celebrates Ceasefire

In Gaza, news of the ceasefire deal was greeted by celebrations but just before the truce went into effect, there were more rockets fired into southern Israel. And there were more Israeli strikes hitting targets in Gaza.

Global Politics

A plan for Afghanistan

What to do about Afghanistan? That's a top priority for the Obama Administration. The Senate foreign relations committee today put together a panel of experts to address the question. And The World's Matthew Bell listened in.

Global Politics

Piracy vs. privacy

When President Obama made his first public comments on the rescue of an American cargo shop captain from Somali pirates, he said "...I want to be very clear that we are resolved to halt the rise of privacy in that region." Some have called it a presidential flub, but The World's Jason Margolis says maybe so, but it's not as straightforward as it seems.

Global Politics

Five Minutes of Heaven

The film Five Minutes of Heaven explores the aftermath of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. The movie involves the meeting of two men whose lives were deeply altered by a murder. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the film's director, Oliver Hirschbeigel.

Conflict & Justice

Mumbai attacker sentenced

A judge today found a Pakistani man guilty of murder and waging war on India. He's the only one of ten gunmen to survive the attacks that killed more than 160 people in Mumbai. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Preety Acharya, with the Mumbai Mirror.

Conflict & Justice

Book reviews

Lisa Mullins speaks with our book critic Christopher Merrill about "Khirbet Khizeh" an Israeli novel that came out in Hebrew in 1949 and has just been translated into English