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Bombings in Pakistan

Three bomb attacks in Pakistan killed at least 36 people today. Two took place near the Afghan border. The third happened near Peshawar. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Shaoib Hasan in Islamabad.

Global Politics

Kim Jong Il in China again

Kim Jong Il is on a surprise trip to China while former president Jimmy Carter is in North Korea trying to secure the release of an American jailed there since January. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Joel Wit, a former State Department official.

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Natural disasters push up food prices

Floods in Pakistan and wildfires in Russia this summer are having a major impact on world grain supplies. That has many worried that prices for food staples will sky-rocket. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Lester Brown of Earth Policy Institute.