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Politics

Gaza Celebrates Ceasefire

In Gaza, news of the ceasefire deal was greeted by celebrations but just before the truce went into effect, there were more rockets fired into southern Israel. And there were more Israeli strikes hitting targets in Gaza.

Conflict & Justice

A view from Somalia on the pirates

Yesterday's dramatic rescue of cargo ship captain Richard Phillips from Somali pirates is making headlines around the world -- including in Somalia. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Mohammed Olad Hassan, who's covering the story from Mogadishu.

Politics

Sunnis and Shias in Iraq

The establishment of the Sunni Awakening Councils were a key element in bringing some stability to war-ravaged Iraq. The BBC's Natalya Antelava now reports that the councils are feeling sidelined by Iraq's Shia dominated government.

Lifestyle & Belief

Chechnya today

Russia's war against Islamic militants in Chechnya went on for years. Though Moscow claimed victory and calm has returned, there are signs the battle isn't over. The BBC's Rupert Wingfield Hayes explains.

Politics

Restarting the peace process

President Obama's Middle East special envoy George Mitchell meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tomorrow. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Bernard Avishai, author of The Hebrew Republic, about Mitchell's prospects for bringing Israelis and Palestinians to the negotiating table.

Conflict & Justice

Nazi deserters pardoned

This month Germany overturned the sentences of tens of thousands of German soldiers convicted of treason during World War II. The World's Gerry Hadden met one of Germany's three surviving Nazi traitors and has his story.

Politics

Re-opening tourism in Liberia

Before Liberia descended into war, the country was a West African travel hotspot: five-star hotels, beautiful beaches, and a rich cultural history. Tourism would certainly help with recovery. But is Liberia ready? The World's Jason Margolis had a look.

Politics

Middle East peace talks

A new round of Middle East peace talks is now under way, and the goal is to reach a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in one year. The World's Matthew Bell reports from Jerusalem.