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Global Politics

Life Getting Worse for Egypt's Poor

Egyptians voted on ratifying their new constitution. It's being billed as a bold step in democratic reform. But Egypt's poor are being left out of the process, as The World's Matthew Bell reports, that's especially true for the poorest Egyptians.

Conflict & Justice

Civil Unrest Reaches Libya

Taking cues from Egypt and Tunisia, Libyans hope to use social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook to mobilize the popular support necessary to topple Qaddafi's nearly forty-year regime. Do Libyan protesters have a chance to make a change?

Lifestyle & Belief

UN condemns Taliban attack

The UN has condemned a Taliban raid on a guest house in Kabul that killed six of its employees and vowed it would not deter its work in Afghanistan. The World's Aaron Schachter has stayed in the Kabul neighborhood in which the attack took place.

Conflict & Justice

Ukraine's top woman

Ukraine is used to strong women, but not necessarily powerful ones. Yulia Tymoshenko? who's running in the presidential runoff this weekend is both. Reporter Brigid McCarthy looks at the Tymoshenko phenomenon.

Conflict & Justice

Tunisia fallout in Egypt

The overthrow of the government in Tunisia has inspired anti-government protesters in other parts of the Arab world. This morning a man set himself on fire outside the Egyptian parliament. Ursula Lindsey reports.