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Fidel Castro resigns

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Michael Voss in Havana about the announcement today that Fidel Castro is stepping down as president of Cuba; Cuba's national assembly will elect the country's next president this weekend.

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Cuba over Raul

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with writer Tom Miller about life in Cuba since Fidel Castro handed over power to his brother, Raul, 19 months ago; Miller is the author of "Trading with the Enemy: A Yankee Travels through Castro's Cuba."

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State-sponsored protest in Belgrade

More than 100,000 people hit the streets of Belgrade to protest Kosovo's declaration of independence from Serbia four days ago, and some protesters also broke into the US Embassy to show their displeasure with American support for Kosovo

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Looking ahead: US policy in the Balkans

Kosovo declared its independence with support from many Western countries -- including the United States; The World's Matthew Bell reports on what today's events could mean for the future the Balkans and US policy in the region.

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EU gives Serbia a warning

US and European officials have issued a stern warning to Serbia following yesterday's attack on the US embassy in Belgrade where protestors upset by Kosovo's declaration of independence set the embassy on fire

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South Africa's controversial pledge

Correspondent Terry FitzPatrick reports from South Africa about a heated debate over the country's new pledge of allegiance: South African officials say it promotes unity, but critics say it injects politics into the classroom.