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Mhairi Hall

For Mhairi Hall, the music on her new album is about three things: It's about traditional Scottish melodies, it's about the piano and it's about a place. The World's Carol Zall has more.


Bombing in Pakistan

A suicide car bomber has killed 19 people in an attack on a police station in north-west Pakistan. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from the BBC's Roland Buerk in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.


Natural disasters push up food prices

Floods in Pakistan and wildfires in Russia this summer are having a major impact on world grain supplies. That has many worried that prices for food staples will sky-rocket. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Lester Brown of Earth Policy Institute.