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Conflict & Justice

US HIV travel ban lifted

Even as new airport security restrictions go into effect for passengers bound for the United States, the is lifting another kind of travel restriction ? the one on travellers with HIV. Anchor Jeb Sharp has more.

Conflict & Justice

Being gay in Uganda

It's already against the law to be gay in Uganda. But some legislation being proposed there would drastically increase the existing penalties. We hear from Long Jones (pictured), an openly gay Ugandan living in Kampala.

Politics

Millennium goals

World leaders are gathering in New York to talk about progress on eight goals set back in 2000 as Millennium Development Goals to be met by 2015. Anchor Lisa Mullins has the story.

Politics

Africa 2011

Andrew Meldrum considers the top ten stories to follow in Africa in the coming year. Meldrum, a senior editor with globalpost.com in Boston, talks with host Lisa Mullins.

Politics

South Africa and AIDS

South Africa's former leaders were criticized for downplaying the AIDS epidemic there. Now a new president and a new health minister are taking a different approach to fighting the disease. Rhoda Metcalfe reports on The World.