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The National Security Archive in Washington has filed a FOIA request. They are seeking declassified information on music used in interrogation practices. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Thomas Blanton, with the National Security Archive.

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Afghans speak out on call-in show

Anchor Marco Werman checks in with Inayatulhaq Yasini, host of the BBC's Pashto-language radio show 'Your Voice', to find out what his Afghan listeners are talking about as the presidential run-off election draws near.

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US citizen jailed in Burma

A US citizen named Kyaw Zaw Lwin has been in prison in Myanmar�also known as Burma�for nearly two months. Recently he went back and was arrested. Reporter Bruce Wallace speaks with his fiancee, Wa Wa Kyaw, to find out the latest in the case.

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Mexico's drug war in the US

US officials have announced the arrest, on American soil, of more than 300 members of a major Mexican drug cartel. El Universal has been running a series focusing on drug-trafficking north of the border. One of the reporters is Evangelina Hernandez.

Politics

Ethiopia asks for urgent food aid

The Ethiopian government has asked the international community for emergency food aid for 6.2 million people. BBC correspondent Mike Wooldridge witnessed Ethiopia's famine in the 80s. Now he's back, Marco Werman talks with him.

Politics

Afghan run-off vote

Election officials in Afghanistan are scrambling to prepare for a presidential run-off vote there scheduled for November 7. The World's Katy Clark reports.

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Interview with Pervez Musharraf

The former president of Pakistan was America's ally in fighting Muslim extremism. Many in Washington said he did too little. Many Pakistanis said he bowed to western pressure. He talks with Marco Werman about the delicate balance of leading Pakistan.

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Boston terrorism arrest

A man has been charged with terrorism-related offenses that include plotting to kill people in an American shopping mall. Tarek Mehanna was charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. Matthew Bell reports.