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The D

For the weekend Global Hit, The World's Adeline Sire tells us about a French band that likes to think outside the French box. The name of the band is �The DØ? � it stands for Dan and Olivia, Dan Levy and Olivia Merilahti, who make up the band.

Politics

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.

Conflict & Justice

UN report on Congo killings

A United Nations report on killings in the Democratic Republic of Congo between 1993 and 2003 accuses six other African nations of being involved in atrocities there. The World's Laura Lynch reports on how those countries are reacting to the report.

Politics

Fake awards for Gambian president

A newspaper in the nation of Gambia claimed the President of Gambia received awards from the White House. Turns out Yahya Jammeh did not. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from Frank Smyth, Washington representive for the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Politics

The day after in Ecuador

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa vows to punish those who were behind a police rebellion yesterday. Anchor Marco Werman finds out how Ecuadoreans are reacting today from Tomas Ciuffardi of TV station Ecuavisa in Quito.