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Global Politics

Iran launches research rocket

Iran announced today that it has launched a research rocket into space. The rocket is carrying a mouse, two turtles, and about a dozen worms. John Pike is Director of GlobalSecurity.org. That's a defense information website based in Alexandria, Virginia.

Global Politics

Iran marks 1979 revolution

Pro-government Iranians have been rallying to mark the 31st anniversary of the revolution. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad used the rally to attack the West. The opposition is trying to stage counter-demonstrations. The World's Laura Lynch has the story.

Conflict & Justice

Radio royalties

Hairdressers in Barcelona are threatening a rebellion over a government plan to make hair salons pay royalties for playing the radio in their shops. Sarah Rainsford reports from Barcelona.

Global Politics

Mistaken identity

Freelance journalist Alon Tuval has the misfortune of looking a lot like one of the suspects in the Dubai case. He says even friends are mistaking him for one of those involved. He's in Jerusalem now. Katy Clark checks in with him.