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Week of Sun, 2007-12-23 00:00 to Sat, 2007-12-29 23:59
Winners of Spainâ€™s 'El Gordo' lottery celebrate a 300-million dollar windfall (3:55) December 25, 2007permalink
The 45 residents of the Spanish village of Moledo share the biggest prize in Spain's Christmas time lottery. It's not called El Gordo, the Fat One, for nothing. It's worth nearly one-and-a-half billion dollars in cash.
Re-settlement of Afghan refugees runs into roadblocks (4:55) December 25, 2007permalink
Attempts to sell Afghan's in a area outside the capital runs into trouble as no services, not even water, are provided by authorities. Gregory Wagner reports.
Afghanistan orders two diplomats out (4:15) December 25, 2007permalink
The government in Kabul wants the UN and European Union diplomats to leave because they had unauthorized meetings with the Taliban in one of Afghanistan's most violent provinces. We speak with the BBC's reporter in Kabul.
Entire program - Dec 25 December 25, 2007permalink
Today's Geo Quiz asked for the name of a Spanish city famous for wine, oranges, and lemons. The answer is Valencia. The city just participated in a national census not of people, but of church bells. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.
Attacks on captive tigers in China (4:20) December 24, 2007permalink
Animal lovers were appalled by the discovery of two dead Bengal tiger cubs in a refrigerator at a Chinese zoo. It followed the discovery last week of a Siberian tiger that had been skinned and beheaded at the zoo. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from The World's Mary Kay Magistad in Beijing.
Vote buying accusations in Thailand (4:20) December 24, 2007permalink
A political party allied with Thailand's deposed ruler won 232 seats in Sunday's general election. The vote was a rebuke to the generals who ousted the country's prime minister last year. Allegations of vote buying and fraud have raised questions about the validity of the weekend election. The World's Jason Margolis reports.