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Women and diplomacy

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice joined dozens of other influential women around the world for a conference in Belgium today on women's rights, and on the agenda was women's role in conflict resolution, especially in the Middle East

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Political crisis in Latin America

Latin American leaders are in the Dominican Republic today for an energy summit, but the main topic of discussion is the continuing diplomatic crisis between Columbia and its neighbors, Ecuador and Venezuela

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Bhutan's first democratic election

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with author Brook Larmer about the upcoming democratic election in Bhutan - the country's first-ever; Larmer's article, "Bhutan's Enlightened Experiment," appears in this month's National Geographic.

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Venezuela and Colombia patch things up

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Latin America expert Michael Shifter about the now-resolved crisis between Colombia and its neighbors Venezuela and Ecuador; Shifter says the crisis ended when Colombia and Venezuela essentially check-mated each other.

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Global views of America

Anchor Marco Werman speaks to a young Washington Post reporter who traveled around the globe for a year to find out how the world views the United States; Amar Bakshi says the people he spoke to expressed a wide range of emotions

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Bolivia's anti-drug efforts

Ruxandra Guidi reports on Bolivia's record when it comes to fighting drug trafficking: the Bolivian government encourages a legal trade in coca leaves, a traditional and legal crop in Bolivia

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Elections in Iran

Iran's parliamentary vote, set for this Friday, is expected to serve as a barometer of support for hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, but today the government disqualified hundreds of opposition candidates

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Top US commander steps down

The World's Jason Margolis reports on the implications of yesterday's abrupt retirement of US Admiral William Fallon: Fallon was the United States' top commander in the Middle East