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Global Politics

U.S. policy in Somalia

The World's Jeb Sharp reports on the factors influencing United States policy in Somalia. Critics say attacks like the one in Somalia today may undermine efforts to forge a peace deal there.

Global Politics

Doctors without Borders in Somalia

News of piracy often overshadows another story of Somalia: the suffering of ordinary Somalis. MSF nurse Javier Roldan started photographing the Somalis who came to the hospital in Jamaame. The result is a rare glimpse into the life of ordinary Somalis.

Conflict & Justice

Wikileaks on Somali pirate haul

The latest trove of Wikileak dispatches sheds new light on an arms shipment that came to light when Somali pirates captured a Ukrainian freighter back in 2008. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from the New York Times' Jeffery Gettlemen.

Global Scan

Europe's comet lander snaps a killer selfie

Space may be the final frontier, but one of Earth's explorers paused earlier this month to snap a picture of what its seeing. Europe's Rosetta comet explorer probe grabbed a picture of the comet it's studying, and in the process caught a bit of itself, too. It's being called an interplanetary selfie, and it has taken the Internet by storm. That story and more in today's Global Scan.

Business, Finance & Economics

Somali food protests

The global food crisis hit Somalia today where thousands of people protested in the capital, Mogadishu, as traders are refusing to sell food for anything except US dollars; Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with reporter Mohammed Olad Hassan in Mogadishu.