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Politics

How American debt compares

President Obama's debt-reduction commission is trying to trim federal deficits dramatically in the coming decade. But how does US debt compare with other nations? The World's Jason Margolis has more.

Conflict & Justice

Iran's 'Daily Show'

A new television show is changing the way many Iranians watch news. Some call it the Iranian version of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Its name in Persian is Parazit (Static). Mitra Taj reports on its rising popularity both in Iran and abroad.

Conflict & Justice

Ghailani verdict welcomed abroad

The first detainee to face a civilian court in America has been cleared of all but one charge. Critics say the policy of terrorism suspects in the civilian system isn't working. Elsewhere in the world, the verdict is welcomed. Laura Lynch has the story.

Arts, Culture & Media

Truck poetry in Pakistan

Driving in Karachi's crazy traffic can be very stressful. But amidst all this mess there is one source of pleasure � the wonderfully decorated public transport vehicles. Fahad Desmukh reports on the poetry that adorns many vehicles in Pakistan.

Politics

Obama wraps up India visit

President Obama spent the last day of his visit to India in the capital Delhi. It's been a fruitful visit for the President with trade deals worth billions of dollars tied up which would create thousands of jobs in the US. The BBC's Tinku Ray reports.