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Conflict & Justice

Dealing with Ireland's debt woes

Ireland will unveil an austerity budget and sealing a bailout deal with the International Monetary Fund and the European Union.The World's Laura Lynch reported from Ireland 18 months ago, Now, she's gone back to see two of the people have fared.

Arts, Culture & Media

Israel's settlements

President Obama seems have to backed off his call for a building freeze on Israeli settlements. Israel says �natural growth� within existing settlements must be permitted, while Palestinians want a freeze. Matthew Bell reports.

Global Politics

Vote for gay marriage in Mexico City

Mexico City lawmakers voted to make their city the first in Latin America to legalize same-sex marriages. But the move has many opponents around Mexico. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Jose Carreno, a contributor to the Mexican newspaper Excelsior.

Conflict & Justice

China's real estate boom

China's booming economy is inflating real estate prices. Home prices in Beijing rose 60 per cent last year. They're now more than 20 times the average salary for a resident of the city. The World's Mary Kay Magistad has the story from Beijing.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz has at least two answers: the body of water between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula is called the Persian Gulf by Iran and the Arabian Gulf by the Saudis. Anchor Marco Werman learns more about this geographical dispute from William Rowe.

Global Politics

Violence in Belfast

Community leaders in Northern Ireland today are trying to figure out why violence has returned to the streets of Belfast. There've been riots for the past three nights. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Father Gary Donegan in the Ardoyne.

Conflict & Justice

Gauging the Arab-American vote

Eight years ago, Arab-American citizens favored George Bush for president. This year, polls suggest they're leaning toward Democratic candidate Barack Obama. And the war in Iraq plays a role in that shift, as The World's Jason Margolis reports.