News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch and his son James are to appear this week before a panel investigating the practices, culture and ethics of British press. The Murdochs are expected to be asked about the extent of their knowledge of phone hacking by their newspapers.
Police in Bahrain are accused of using excessive force on anti-government protesters in the days leading up to the Formula 1 Grand Prix. Steve Inskeep talks to John Timoney, a former police chief in Miami and Philadelphia, who now advises the Bahraini police force.
The recent scandals surrounding the behavior of U.S. forces in Afghanistan is prompting some soul-searching within the military. After a decade of war, leaders are seeking ways to ensure that troops uphold proper standards of conduct.
Once excited about the prospect of their first, free presidential elections, Egyptian voters are growing frustrated. Many don't know who the candidates are or what they stand for. And the recent disqualification of 10 candidates has only complicated the race.
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