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Conflict & Justice

Persian tech talk

The technology industry moves quickly...and there are already upgrades out there in response to the turmoil in Iran. Google, Facebook, and Apple now offer Persian language capabilities. Correspondent Cyrus Farivar has the story.

Global Politics

US senator in Myanmar

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Brian Joseph of the National Endowment for Democracy, about Senator James Webb's trip to Myanmar. The visit follows the Burmese government's sentencing of opposition Aung San Suu Kyi to another 18 months of detention.

Conflict & Justice

US citizen jailed in Burma

A US citizen named Kyaw Zaw Lwin has been in prison in Myanmar�also known as Burma�for nearly two months. Recently he went back and was arrested. Reporter Bruce Wallace speaks with his fiancee, Wa Wa Kyaw, to find out the latest in the case.

Global Politics

An 'Allah' ban in Malaysia

A Malaysian court will decide tomorrow whether a Catholic newspaper can challenge a government ban on non-Muslims using the term ?allah? in their publications to refer to God. Jennifer Pak has the story from Kuala Lumpur.

Global Politics

American headlines abroad

The WikiLeaks story has been grabbing headlines this week. So has Arizona's controversial immigration law. For how these stories are being covered elsewhere we turn to Stephan Bachenheimer, for Deutsche Welle, and to Angela Kocherga, with KHOU TV.

Global Politics

China, the Nobel and Soft Power

At this year's Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony, an empty chair will highlight the recipient's absence. Liu Xiaobo is in China, serving an 11-year prison sentence. The Chinese government is furious about Liu's award. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.