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Abdullah interview

Afghans went to the polls in August. The poll has been beset by serious fraud allegations and the UN-backed election complaints commission ordered a partial recount. Marco Werman talks with Dr. Abdullah about democracy in Afghanistan.

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Twitter campaign

In an historic case of internet people power, Twitter users were able to bypass lawyers' attempts in Britain to stop the Guardian newspaper's coverage of a major scandal. We talk with writer and fundraiser Richard Wilson who started the Twitter thread.

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Iran enters nuclear talks

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with BBC security correspondent Jonathan Marcus about the ongoing nuclear talks with Iran. There's concern that Iran may be backing away from a proposed deal to ship its enriched uranium to other countries for processing.

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Karzai declared elected president

Hamid Karzai has been declared the elected president of Afghanistan by poll officials. Karzai's challenger, Abdullah Abdullah had pulled out of the race.The first round of the vote, in August, was marred by mass electoral fraud. Matthew Bell reports.