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Week of Sat, 2007-09-01 23:00 to Sat, 2007-09-08 22:59
Iraqi police force needs overhaul (3:40) September 6, 2007permalink
An independent panel report on Iraq's security forces said Iraq's police force should be disbanded. Martin Fletcher of the Times of London is in Baghdad. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with him about the state of Iraq's police force.
Iraq's security forces need more time (4:00) September 6, 2007permalink
The World's Matthew Bell has the details on a congressionally mandated report on the status of Iraq's security forces. The report, presented in Washington today, says Iraqi security forces are at least a year away from being ready to assume duties now performed by U.S. troops in Iraq.
Entire program - September 6, 2007 September 6, 2007permalink
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with musicians Anoushka Shankar and Karsh Kale. Shankar is the daughter of sitar maestro Ravi Shankar. Father and daughter perform together with tabla player Kale on a new album called "Breathing Under Water."
Elections in Morocco (4:45) September 5, 2007permalink
Moroccans head to the polls on Friday to elect a new parliament, and Washington will be watching closely. While the US welcomes a democratic election, it's worried about the Party of Justice and Development. The Islamic opposition party is expected to double its seats in the Morrocan parliament. Correspondent Ursula Lindsey reports.
The BBC's Robert Walker reports on a new initiative launched by the World Bank to bring electricity to sub-Saharan Africa. The project is called "Lighting Africa."
Potential crisis in Ethiopia (4:30) September 5, 2007permalink
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Africa Editor Martin Paut about warnings of a potential humanitarian crises in Ethiopia. The aid agency Doctors without Borders says it's been denied access to areas where government and rebel forces have been locked in conflict.
Woman sees own heart on display (4:30) September 5, 2007permalink
A human heart is one of the items on display at an exhibition currently running in London. And the woman who the heart once belonged to was there to see it. 23-year-old Jennifer Sutton is a heart-transplant survivor who donated the heart to the Wellcome Collection to put on show. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Sutton about the experience of seeing her old heart on display.