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Conflict & Justice

Parsing the president's speech

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Tariq Ramadan, a professor of Islamic Studies at Oxford University, and Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, for analysis of President Obama's speech today in Cairo aimed at the Muslim world.

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A legal dispute over remembering Tiananmen

Twenty years ago today, Chinese troops cleared Tiananmen Square. Hundreds, possibly thousands of people were killed in and around the square. Chinese students had been calling for democracy and free speech. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing on an ongoing legal dispute over a documentary about the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown called "The Gate of Heavenly Peace". The case pits the filmmakers against one of the student demonstrators.

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Tiananmen voices

The BBC's Chinese Service asked people to share some of their thoughts and recollections about China's Tiananmen crackdown 20 years ago today. Anchor Lisa Mullins introduces us to two of them

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Belgium's linguistic divide

Belgians go to the polls on Sunday for European Parliament elections. But it's a complicated process because of long-standing language and cultural divisions. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Belgian party leader Philippe Delstanche to find out more

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Lebanon's divisive vote

Lebanese voters will be electing a new parliament this weekend. It's a close race between the US-backed coalition and a coalition that includes Hezbollah. We get a preview of what's at stake from reporter Ben Gilbert in Beirut.