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Keeping out peacekeepers

The chaos in Chad has prevented European peacekeeping forces from deploying there and it's also raising more concerns about the long-delayed peacekeeping force for Darfur, as The World's Jeb Sharp has more.

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France's role in Chad

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with writer James Traub about French foreign minister Bernard Kouchner and France's relationship with the troubled African nation of Chad. Traub profiled Kouchner for last Sunday's New York Times Magazine.

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Palestinian leader losing popularity

A new survey conducted by a Palestinian polling agency indicates that the popularity of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is declining steadily, and Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBC's Ahmad Budeiri.

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U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq

The Bush Administration plans to lower the number of U.S. troops in Iraq to "pre-surge" levels by July, and today, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he favors a pause in troop withdrawals after that;

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Unrest in East Timor

The president of East Timor, Jose Ramos Horta, is in serious condition today after being shot in the stomach and the country's Prime Minister said the attack was an attempted coup

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Bush on his trip to Africa

President Bush is scheduled to leave tomorrow for a trip to the African nations of Benin, Tanzania, Ghana, Rwanda and Liberia, and Anchor Lisa Mullins has details on an exclusive interview with the BBC