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Month of November , 2006
Entire program - November 1 November 1, 2006permalink
Fallujah interview (5:00) November 1, 2006permalink
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Andrew North, who's embedded with US forces in Iraq's Anbar province. Anbar -- which includes the city of Fallujah -- has been one of the most dangerous places for American troops during the past month.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al Maliki stood up to Washington yesterday when he ordered the US military to lift its checkpoints around a Baghdad militia stronghold. Some say the move shows an effort by the Iraqi government to break free from US influence and stand on its own. The World's Jeb Sharp reports.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with an Afghan woman who goes by the name of Zoya. Zoya travels the world to speak on behalf of the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan. Zoya's life has been marked by the violence that has plagued Afghanistan since the Soviet troops invaded her country in 1979 and the Taliban regime took hold.
Nicaragua's presidential election report (6:20) November 1, 2006permalink
The World's Andrea Crossan profiles the front runner in Nicaragua's presidential election. He's former president Daniel Ortega. The Sandinista leader is trying to win Nicaraguans over with a new image.
The World's Ruxandra Guidi reports on the Venezuela-based TV news channel Telesur. The channel was founded by Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez as a Latin American alternative to US-based news channels like CNN. But some question Telesur's objectivity. A key concern is the station's partnership with the Arab satellite channel al-Jazeera.
Today we're looking for the capital of India's state of Karnataka. Up until yesterday, the answer was Bangalore. But as of today, Indians are calling the city Bengaluru. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's India correspondent Sanjoy Majumder.