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Conflict & Justice

Al Jazeera's impact on Libya

The World's Alex Gallafent reports on Al Jazeera's impact on events in Libya. The TV network's Arabic language news coverage is watched via satellite by many Libyans hungry for something other than the official coverage on Libya's state-run broadcasters.

Politics

Turkey: Where politics and religion mix

Matthew Brunwasser reports on the funeral Tuesday of a former Turkish Prime Minister, now considered the father of political Islam in Turkey, one of the few countries in the Middle East region to successfully mix religion and politics.

Politics

Chavez reversals

Lorne Matalon reports on a series of policy reversals by Venezuela's president Hugo Ch-vez: critics say the reversals show that Ch-vez is struggling, but Ch-vez appears to be shifting positions to consolidate his support among voters in Venezuela.

Politics

Turkey's Allawites

Religion and politics clash in Turkey, where the ruling Justice and Development Party is rooted in Islam but they say they don't have an Islamic agenda

Politics

What not to do at Beijing Olympics

Beijing has released a new volume of Olympic etiquette, and The BBC's China editor Shirong Chen takes a look at some of the rules, and she tells anchor Lisa Mullins that demonstrations and sit-ins are banned at next month's games, and so is streaking.