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Arts, Culture & Media

Remembering the 1998 Embassy Bombings

Fifteen years ago today al-Qaeda bombed the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. Over 200 died; thousands were wounded. Anchor Aaron Schachter recalls the day with John Lange who was acting ambassador to Tanzania.

Global Politics

China Rebukes US Over Disputed Islands Comment

China's foreign ministry has strongly criticized the US for backing Japan's control of a disputed group of islands in the East China Sea. A government spokesman said the view, expressed by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, "neglects the facts."

Global Politics

Top US commander steps down

The World's Jason Margolis reports on the implications of yesterday's abrupt retirement of US Admiral William Fallon: Fallon was the United States' top commander in the Middle East

Global Politics

Romania and NATO

This week's NATO summit in the Romanian capital Bucharest is a major event for Romanians: they're thrilled to be counted as a NATO member, but they feel that the West treats them like second-class citizens

Arts, Culture & Media

Digging for Chinese culture in Kenya

Scientists from China are on the way to East Africa in June, to prepare for a massive archaeological dig. The Chinese government is funding a three year search for Chinese cultural heritage in Kenya. Matthew Brunwasser reports from Lamu, Kenya.