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Car bombs mar Nigerian Independence Day

Police officials in Nigeria say two car bombs killed at least 8 people in the capital, Abuja. The bombings marred celebrations in Nigeria marking 50 years of independence from Britain. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from the BBC's Komla Dumor in Abuja.

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Israeli growers on strike

Many farms rely on foreigners to do back-breaking, low-paying jobs. In Israel, that means importing farm workers from Thailand but the Israeli government now limits the number of guest workers. Israeli growers are protesting. Matthew Bell reports.

Global Politics

Tunisia in crisis

Tunisia's president has stepped down after 23 years in power amid unprecedented protests on the streets of the capital Tunis. Lisa Mullins talks with Steven Cook, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington.