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Turkey tense over house vote

The US House Foreign Affairs Committee is voting tomorrow on whether to use the term ?genocide? to describe the World War One-era killing of Armenians. The vote will be closely watched in Turkey. Correspondent Matthew Brunwasser reports from Istanbul.

Conflict & Justice

Moscow subway bombers kill dozens

At least 38 people have been killed after two female suicide bombers blew themselves up on Moscow Metro trains in the morning rush hour, officials say. The FSB said it was likely a group from the North Caucasus was responsible. Jessica Golloher reports.p

Politics

Ethnic clashes in Kyrgyzstan

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with BBC correspondent Rayhan Dymetrie in Uzbekistan, where ethnic clashes have left more than 100 people dead. Members of the Uzbek minority say they've been targeted in the violence.

Politics

Gaza power outages

It's been a long hot summer for a lot of us. But it's feeling even longer and hotter for some people in the Gaza Strip. That's because of incessant power outages, as The World's Matthew Bell reports from Gaza City.

Conflict & Justice

Peacekeepers killed in Somalia

Four African Union peacekeepers were killed when a mortar hit Somalia's presidential palace, officials say. Islamist insurgents battle government forces. The Washington Post's Sudarsan Raghavan has been filing from Mogadishu since the fighting began.