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North Korea stops answering daily calls with South; Past epidemics underscore importance of mental health

North Korean officials did not answer a routine daily call to the liaison office with South Korea or calls on military hotlines Tuesday. The move is seen as a first step toward shutting down contact with Seoul. And, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said he and US President Donald Trump agreed on "some issues" on the conflict in Libya during a phone call Monday. Also, a new study of satellite images shows a surge in traffic to hospitals in Wuhan, China, in August.

Global Politics

Is Turkey seeking a neo-Ottoman Empire?

Turkey is flexing its muscle as a regional power. On Thursday, the Turkish parliament approved a plan to send troops across the Mediterranean to Libya, which is in the midst of a complex civil war. The World's Marco Werman speaks with former Ambassador David Shinn on what this move means.

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Conflict & Justice

Libya's Gaddafi faces 'Day of Anger'

Hundreds of anti-government protesters have clashed with police and supporters of Colonel Gaddafi in Libya's second city, in the latest display of unrest in the Arab world. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Rana Jawad in Libya.

Conflict & Justice

Civil Unrest Reaches Libya

Taking cues from Egypt and Tunisia, Libyans hope to use social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook to mobilize the popular support necessary to topple Qaddafi's nearly forty-year regime. Do Libyan protesters have a chance to make a change?

Conflict & Justice

A Libyan-American's Take on Unrest

Ahmed Almegaryaf is a Libyan-American whose uncle is an opposition leader. And Abdulla Darrat, founding member of Khalas, hopes to provide a network of information for Libyans at home and abroad. We get reactions on the current situation from both.