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Global Scan

The wrong way to nurture a new country

The situation in Sudan continues to spiral out of control. In Afghanistan, a family decided to try and make the 10-year-old girl a suicide bomber. And liberal Catholics may be disappointed the more they consider the political leanings of the current pope. In this edition of the Global Scan, everyone is taking sides.

Lifestyle & Belief

Geo answer

Somalia's Islamist insurgents have ordered a number of radio stations throughout the country to stop playing music. The BBC's Mohammed Olad Hassan is in Mogadishu ? and Mogadishu is one of the answers to our geo quiz today.

Conflict & Justice

Daring raid on Somali pirates

South Korean special forces launched a dawn raid today in the Arabian Sea on a freighter captured by pirates. They rescued 21 hostages, killed 8 pirates ad captured five more. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from James Holmes.