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Politics

Changes in Saudi Arabia

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with correspondent Kate Seelye about the strict rules that govern daily life in Saudi Arabia, and how some of those rules are being relaxed by the country's conservative rulers.

Politics

Schoolteacher in China stirs on-line furor

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on the controversy surrounding an online video of schoolchildren in China chanting a nationalistic poem. Some in China are attacking the teacher online. They say he's trying to indoctrinate his students.

Conflict & Justice

Myanmar trial update

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Jonathan Head about the trial of Aung Sung Suu Kyi. The Burmese opposition leader is charged with violating the terms of her house arrest. The prosecution wrapped up its case today.

Politics

Burmese Political Prisoners Released

Myanmar (Burma) has released the most prominent political dissidents of the country from jail. One of the dissidents released is Mya Aye who had been serving a 65-year jail sentence for speaking out against the Burmese government.