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Islamic militants in Nigeria

Islamic militants are to blame for violence spreading across northern Nigeria. From the Abuja the BBC's Ahmed Idris tells anchor Katy Clark that although the fighters do not have broad popular support, they are well armed and financed.

Conflict & Justice

The mayor of Kandahar

The man who's running one of Afghanistan's most dangerous cities had an unlikely start. He was an accountant in a Washington, D.C. suburb for 20 years. Correspondent James Murry profiles Kandahar's mayor Ghulam Hayder Hamidi.

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Equipment sale in Iraq

As security improves in Iraq, the next challenge facing the Pentagon is what to do with all the military equipment the US has shipped to Iraq in the past 6 years. The World's Katy Clark reports.

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Mourning Britain's war dead

Main Street in the English town of Wootton Bassett, England has become a focal point for mourning British war dead. One of the town's councillors tells host Lisa Mullins about the ritual that locals observe.

Conflict & Justice

Underage drinking in Italy

Youth drinking has reached the danger level in many Italian cities. And so one of them has come up with an idea to fight the problem. Milan is making it illegal for kids under 16 to buy or drink alcohol publicly. Nancy Greenlease reports from Rome.

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Restarting the peace process

President Obama has sent a team of high-level national security officials to the Middle East. He's trying to revive an Arab-Israeli peace process that has yet to get off the ground. The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Conflict & Justice

India's nuclear development

India has launched its first nuclear submarine. And the US is close to a deal that would allow India to re-process spent US nuclear fuel. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Henry Sokolski, of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center.