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Financial crisis: the cost to Africa

The World looks at how the financial turmoil shaking major economies could hurt millions of people living on the edge. Experts examine the economic prospects in African nations already suffering from higher food and fuel prices.


Iraq deal not so certain

It seemed like a done deal. But a draft security agreement between Washington and Baghdad has run into trouble. Over the weekend, Iraqis began expressing objections to the deal.


Obama's next pick

Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano appears to be the frontrunner for the job of secretary of homeland security in Barack Obama's administration. The World's Matthew Bell reports on what that might signal about the incoming administration's agenda.