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Bombing in Somalia

Today, an explosion killed at least 18 people in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBC's Mohammed Olad Hassan.

Politics

Nigerian president dies

The World's Carol Hills reports that Nigerians are mourning their president, Umaru Yar'Adua, who died last night. There were great hopes for his presidency when he came into office in 2007, but his term was marred by chronic health problems.

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Geo answer

We were looking for the Arab city that was home to the Thousand-and-One Nights, and where there's now a surge in plastic surgery. The answer is Baghdad. The BBC's Jim Muir reports on the rise in demand in Baghdad for comestic transformations.

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Salif Keita

The singer from Mali was born with white skin. His albino condition helped shape his life and his musical career. He talks about that, and performs songs from his new album. Marco Werman's speaks with him.