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Iraq's oil boom

Much of the uncertainty Iraqis feel is about the economic future of their country.Those prospects depend largely on the recovery of Iraq's oil industry. The World's Katy Clark reports that Iraq's oil is flowing again.

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Chinese leader meets US officials

Chinese president, Hu Jintao, met with senior US officials, including Larry Summers, director of President Obama's National Economic Council today. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Washington Post Asia diplomatic correspondent John Pomfret.

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Pakistan flood diary

Six weeks ago floods began to engulf Pakistan. The BBC's Aleem Maqbool has been tracing the path of the destruction by traveling the length of the country on the Indus river. Lisa Mullins talks with him.

Conflict & Justice

French protests intensify

A blockade of oil refineries is into its seventh day and one in four petrol stations is affected. President Nicolas Sarkozy has called a crisis cabinet. Oil company Exxon Mobil has described the situation as �critical�. Anita Elash reports.

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Immigration and jobs

Undocumented immigrants have long been accused of 'stealing' work from Americans, but some economists say the relationship between unemployment and immigration isn't clear. Lisa Mullins finds out more from Manuel Pastor at the USC.

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Chinese cars for Europe

Last year China overtook the United States as the world's biggest car market. A joint venture in Bulgaria will produce the first Chinese brand cars in the European Union. From Bahovitsa, Bulgaria, Matthew Brunwasser reports.