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Conflict & Justice

Dalai Lama visits U.S.

The World's Matthew Bell reports on the Dalai Lama's visit to Seattle where the Tibetan spiritual leader is appearing at the University of Washington, and questions have been raised on whether he's able to speak freely while there.

Global Politics

Azerbaijan's virtual candidate

The World's Clark Boyd reports on a "virtual candidate" running for president in Azerbaijan today. Most real candidates boycotted the election, to protest political repression by the incumbent. The World's Clark Boyd has the story.

Conflict & Justice

Murder in Russia

The BBC's Rupert Wingfield Hayes reports on the recent murders of a journalist and a human rights lawyer in Moscow. The Russian government denies the killings had anything to do with politics. But others suspect otherwise.

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.