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Afghan Olympians

The BBC's Alastair Leithead reports from Kabul on two of Afghanistan's four Olympic representatives in Beijing: the two are Tae Kwan Do athletes, and they're hoping to win Afghanistan its first-ever Olympic medal.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo Quiz / Answer

Where in the world do we go today? The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Karakorum mountain range. Host Marco Werman gets an update on the tragic accident that took the lives of 11 climbers on the range's highest peak -- K-2. We hear from Italian mountain guide Peter Verza who's been in contact with one of climbers who survived the accident.

Global Politics

Musharraf facing impeachment

Today the leaders of Pakistan's ruling coalition government announced they want to impeach President Pervez Musharraf, and Anchor Katy Clark speaks with the BBC's Mark Dummett in Islamabad about this latest challenge to Musharraf's rule.

Sports

India finally gets Olympic gold

India is celebrating its first Olympic gold medal in 28 years, as Abhinav Bindra won the 10-meter air rifle event in Beijing. The BBC's Tinku Ray tells us more about "India's Goldfinger."

Global Politics

Regional implications of Musharraf resignation

To cover regional implications on Musharraf's resignation, we hear from Tinku Ray in New Delhi; Stephen Cohen, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution speaks to us from Islamabad; humanitarian aid worker Rory Steward offers his thoughts from Kabul; and former Afghani Minister of the Interior Ali Ahmad Jalali joins us from Washington, DC.