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Moscow Mayor remembered

Jessica Golloher profiles Yuri Luzhkov, the just-fired mayor of Moscow. Luzhkov has been very active during his tenure � changing the facing of one of Europe's olest cities.


The making of a new icon in North Korea

North Korea's best designers likely working up a whole new iconography for their likely next leader, Kim Jong-un. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Orville Schell, who directs the Center on US-China relations at the Asia Society in New York.

Lifestyle & Belief

Iranian blogger sentenced

Iranian-Canadian Hossein Derakhshan aka Hoder, credited with sparking the boom in reform blogging among Iranians, has reportedly been sentenced to 19 years in prison by an Iranian court. The World's Clark Boyd has more on the story.


Dealing with Iran

John Limbert was the State Department's point man for Iran under President Obama. Like President Obama, Limbert is committed to improving relations with Iran. But Limbert resigned in July, after only nine months on the job. Lisa Mullins talks with him.


Computer virus attacks Iran

A computer virus has been attacking industrial facilities in Iran � including the country's nuclear power plant. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from BBC tech reporter Jonathan Fildes.