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Behind the Egyptian Crisis: Resource Stress?

The ongoing conflict in Egypt has deep roots in history, religion, politics and economics. But journalist Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed says another underlying cause is a growing resource crisis--shortages of food, water, energy, and a booming population.

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Unemployment around the world

On this Labor Day, we take a pulse on jobless numbers in Britain, Spain and Lebanon. The World's Laura Lynch is in London, Gerry Hadden reports from Spain and Aaron Schachter is in Lebanon.

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Rich Germans want more taxes

Germany's new conservative ruling coalition is proposing steep tax cuts to help end the economic crisis. That's sending the deficit soaring. A group of very rich citizens says it wants to help bridge the growing gap. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.

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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.