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Global Politics

Haiti holds day of mourning

Haiti has been holding a day of national mourning exactly one month after the earthquake struck, killing at least 217,000 people. Haiti's President Rene Preval vowed that his country will live on. Marco Werman talks with the BBC's Nick Davis in Haiti.

Global Politics

Attacks in Kabul

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Dion Nissenbaum in Kabul, where militants today attacked guesthouses used by foreigners in the heart of the Afghan capital. At least 17 people were killed.

Global Politics

Iran's interest in Iraq

Tensions have been growing between Iraq's sectarian groups. And Iran has been accused of stoking those tensions. The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports on concerns that Iran is poised to fill the power vacuum when the Americans leave.

Science, Tech & Environment

Obama can't talk about Apple vs. the FBI, but now we know where he stands

President Barack Obama became the first sitting US president to speak at the annual South by Southwest festival on Friday and called on the tech entrepreneurs in the audience to think of ways to make government work better through technology. But what was on the mind of many was the case between Apple and the FBI. And, while not addressing specifics, Obama offered his thoughts about the larger privacy vs. security debate and it's clear where he stands — and that's with the FBI.