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Global Politics

Lebanon's rules of the road

Ben Gilbert reports that authorities in Lebanon are trying to improve on the enforcement of traffic laws in the country. Many Lebanese have traditionally ignored traffic laws, and corrupt officials have looked the other way.

Global Scan

Even Mandela meets his heroes in heaven

One of Nelson Mandela's own heroes, boxer Baby Jake Matlala, died just two days after the former South African president. While those two may be meeting in heaven, down here, people are analyzing Mandela's memorial service — from Obama's handshake with Castro to a man who pretended to interpret the ceremony for the deaf. And China tries a positive spin on its pollution, all in today's Global Scan.