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The terrorist threat to Europe

The US continues to warn that al-Qaida may be planning to attack targets in Europe. Lisa Mullins gets an assessment from the BBC's defense and security correspondent Nick Childs is in London.

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A gesture of peace

There was an attack yesterday on a West Bank mosque. A carpet and a dozen Korans burned in a fire. The attackers spray-painted Hebrew words and slogans on the walls. The World's Matthew Bell visited the mosque as a group of rabbis paid their respects.

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Cuba: My Revolution

Cuban artist Inverna Lockpez initially threw herself into Fidel Castro's revolution jettisoning her plans for art school. She ran afoul of the regime and fled to the US. Now she's telling her story. Anchor Lisa Mullins interviews Inverna Lockpez.

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Norman Wisdom big in Albania

British comic actor Norman Wisdom has died. His portrayal of bumbling characters won fans not only in Britain but in the unlikeliest of places. Bill Hamilton was the first BBC correspondent to get into Albania during the Communist regime.

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Pudgy leader for North Korea?

Very little is known about the son of North Korea's Kim Jong Il. A few pictures have emerged showing the rather pudgy young man. Jason Strother reports North Koreans are asking questions about the son's girth while the rest of the country goes hungry.