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Conflict & Justice

Cricket scandal hits Pakistan

The governing body of international cricket is pressuring Pakistan to address the allegations that fixing by players is endemic in its matches. British police are investigating Pakistan's humiliating test defeat against England at Lord's.

Conflict & Justice

Securing Kirkuk

50,000 US troops will remain in Iraq to train and advise Iraqi security forces. One focus of attention is the northern city of Kirkuk which some fear could become a future flashpoint. The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse has spent time with the US Army in Kirkuk.

Global Politics

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo quiz is India, where plans for a national census are stirring controversy; for first time in 80 years, the census will also ask about caste. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Professor Suvir Kaul of the University of Pennsylvania.