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Conflict & Justice

Lehman Brothers' art

The global recession hit the art market especially hard. And now, the company that helped spark the financial crisis is selling off its art. The BBC's Lawrence Pollard reports from London.


France telecom suicides

Twenty-four employees of France Telecom have killed themselves in the past year-and-a-half. Some blame the restructuring of the previously state-owned company for a poisonous atmosphere. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.


Zimbabwe's currency

A new government in Zimbabwe has brought some stability: it phased out the worthless national currency, but that move has spawned new problems. Ish Mafundikwa reports from Zimbabwe's capital, Harare.

Arts, Culture & Media

Slow food in Lebanon

Lebanon has a burgeoning movement known as �slow food.� Its proponents want to ensure that Lebanese don't lose their food traditions. The World's Aaron Schachter reports, the country seems an unlikely spot for a slow food movement.

Arts, Culture & Media

Happy Birthday, Super Mario!

Super Mario turns 25 today, the first Super Mario Brothers title was released on September 13th, 1985. The game has sold more than 40 million copies. James Binns is a video games expert and the publisher of �Edge� online in London.


Europe watches US midterm elections

Gideon Rachman, chief foreign affairs commentator for the Financial Times of London, talks about Europe's interest in the US mid-term elections. Rachman says some Europeans fear the vote's outcome could reduce American engagement around the globe.