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Bans lifted in Cuba

In the last week, Cuba's government has overturned sweeping bans on goods and services in the county, and so Cuban citizens can now buy computers, microwaves even cell phones

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U.S. support for Georgia

President Bush says he's deeply concerned about Russian military actions in Georgia, but critics say the United States has so far failed to back up its words with action.

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Iraqis go to the polls

Provincial elections are being held in Iraq tomorrow. In the southern city of Najaf, the vote takes place in the midst of on ongoing power struggle, as the BBC's Andrew North reports.

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'Sweating Bullets' in Serbia

?Sweating Bullets.? The detective show aired in the US from 1991 to 1993. America may have forgotten Nick Slaughter. But Serbia hasn't. Now there's a documentary called Slaughter Nick for President. Matthew Brunwasser reports from Belgrade.