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Global Politics

Google's threat to China

Google cites cyber attacks on the e-mail accounts of Chinese rights activists as the reason for threatening to pull out of China. Cyrus Farivar reports on what Google's move means for other Internet companies doing business in China.

Conflict & Justice

Scott Brown and climate change

The election of an anti-cap & trade Republican to fill the seat of the late Senator Ted Kennedy is clouding prospects for a climate bill in the Senate. That makes prospects for strong global action on climate change even murkier. Peter Thomson reports.

Conflict & Justice

Sarkozy not giving up on carbon tax

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is pushing for a carbon tax to help fight climate change. But A LOT of people are pushing back. If passed, France would become the FIRST major world economy to institute such a tax. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.

Global Politics

Who is Mullah Baradar?

Ron Moreau is South East Asia correspondent for Newsweek magazine. He profiled Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar last summer and managed to communicate with him through emails. Katy Clark talks with Moreau, who is in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.

Global Politics

Legal trouble for Google in Italy

An Italian court has ruled that three Google executives are criminally responsible for a video posted on the company's online sharing service. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more about the case from The World's technology correspondent Clark Boyd.

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.