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Conflict & Justice

New Iraqi government takes shape

Re-elected Iraqi President Jalal Talabani has reappointed Shia leader Nouri Maliki as prime minister; but the power-sharing deal was thrown into doubt after the main Sunni alliance walked out of parliament. Lisa Mullins talks with The BBC's Jim Muir.

Conflict & Justice

Tightening control in Moscow

Jessica Golloher reports from Moscow that riots and demonstrations have broken out on the streets of the capital in the past week. While the Kremlin is threatening tighter controls, some observers say the Kremlin may be behind some of the violence.

Politics

Ivory Coast interview

Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details about the tensions growing in Ivory Coast. She speaks with a teacher in Abidjan, the main city of Ivory Coast, about concerns over political violence and foreign military intervention.

Conflict & Justice

Ramallah Mosque Vandalized

A mosque outside the Palestinian city of Ramallah was vandalized last night. It was the latest in a series of attacks by suspected Jewish extremists. The Israeli government has announced new legal measures to crack down on those responsible.