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Global Politics

South Korea restricts US beef imports

Seoul is already calling for imports to be restricted again; protesters have put pressure on President Lee Myung Bak and they say he's exposing the nation to mad cow disease by allowing the import of US beef, as Correspondent Jason Strother has the story.

Global Politics

Ukraine feels the pinch

Ukraine's economy depends heavily on exports...especially steel. But now with many of the world's economies shrinking by the day, there are fewer places able to take what Ukraine has to offer. The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports.