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Arts, Culture & Media

Tensions follow soccer rivals

Correspondent Aya Batrawy reports from Cairo on the bitter rivalry between soccer clubs Egypt and Algeria. Their last match caused riots in both countries. Now they're set to meet tomorrow in the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations in Angola.

Conflict & Justice

Rural 'red shirt' protesters

The 'Red Shirt' protesters in Bangkok, Thailand say they represent the poor. Many are from the country's poorer regions in rural northeast Thailand. Simon Montlake went there to learn what is fueling the deadly political tensions in the capital.

Arts, Culture & Media

Working conditions in China

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on changing labor conditions in China. Workers there are increasingly pressing their case for higher wages and better work conditions. That means Chinese businesses are having to rethink their profit models.