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Circumcision and AIDS in Uganda

Recent studies suggest that male circumcision can provide some protection against HIV infection. Health officials in Uganda would like to promote male circumcision as part of a campaign to reduce HIV/AIDS. But Uganda's president doesn't support the idea

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Israeli prime minister to step down

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced he'll be stepping down soon, and the announcement sets in motion a process for choosing a new prime minister for Israel, as Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from reporter Linda Gradstein.

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HIV laws in Africa

Lisa Mullins speaks with South African judge Edwin Cameron, who argues that laws that make it illegal for someone to transmit HIV to another person are bad public policy.

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Musharraf facing impeachment

Today the leaders of Pakistan's ruling coalition government announced they want to impeach President Pervez Musharraf, and Anchor Katy Clark speaks with the BBC's Mark Dummett in Islamabad about this latest challenge to Musharraf's rule.

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Regional implications of Musharraf resignation

To cover regional implications on Musharraf's resignation, we hear from Tinku Ray in New Delhi; Stephen Cohen, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution speaks to us from Islamabad; humanitarian aid worker Rory Steward offers his thoughts from Kabul; and former Afghani Minister of the Interior Ali Ahmad Jalali joins us from Washington, DC.