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Global Scan

The Philippines is bowed, but not broken after Typhoon Haiyan

While aid organizations rush to help the Philippines recover from Typhoon Haiyan, there is at least some good news. Officials say the death toll should be between 2000 and 2500, rather than the 10,000 previously reported. Plus, Moscow allows subway riders to pay for their fares in squats. And Egypt stands as the worst Arab country for women. Those stories and more, in today's Global Scan.

Conflict & Justice

The other way into Gaza

The Rafah border crossing between Gaza and Egypt is the only route into Gaza that doesn't go through Israel. The Egyptian and Israeli governments have been criticized for making it tough to get through at Rafah....especially for doctors trying to get to the injured. Aya Batrawy reports.