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Conflict & Justice

Why Libya is different

Longtime Libya observers are not surprised Gaddafi has resorted to violence. The World's Jeb Sharp takes a look at why the situation in Libya is playing out so differently from the uprising in Egypt.

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Mediterranean island

The shores of a Mediterranean island are on our radar today. It's part of Italy, the largest the three Pelagian Islands south of Sicily. Thousands of Tunisians recently fled to this tiny Italian outpost. Can you name the Italian island they've landed on?

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Bridging the Straits of Messina

The fate of a five billion dollar, two mile suspension bridge that would connect the island of Sicily with southern Italy may soon be sealed as Italian voters elect a new parliament. Supporters of the bridge see it as an essential part of Italy's economic

Conflict & Justice

Why Libya is different

Longtime Libya observers are not surprised Gaddafi has resorted to violence. The World's Jeb Sharp takes a look at why the situation in Libya is playing out so differently from the uprising in Egypt.