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Conflict & Justice

U.S. states tied to al-Shabab

Host David Baron talks to the BBC's Iain MacKenzie in about the announcement that fourteen people in three American states are being charged with terrorist offences, including providing money and support to the Somali-based extremist group, al-Shabab.

Politics

Ecuador locks up oil reserves

Host David Baron reports on the signing Wednesday of a deal to protect a rich swath of Ecuadoran rainforest by locking up oil reserves beneath it. The deal will also fight global warming by preventing the release of 400 million tons of CO2.