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U.K. Enters 'Double Dip' Recession

Robert Siegel talks to Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator for the Financial Times, about the U.K.'s slide back into recession.
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Fighting In Sudan Displaces 35,000 People

The violence between the two Sudans has displaced more than 35,000 people, according to the United Nation's High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres. Michele Keleman spoke with him about that and the ongoing violence in Syria, despite the presence of UN monitors.
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Sudan And Republic Of South Sudan Debate Borders

Bombs fell on towns in the Republic of South Sudan this week, less than a year after the country declared its independence from Sudan. At issue is a disputed border than runs through some of the region's richest oil fields. Robert Siegel talks with Jonathan Temin, director of the Sudan program at the U.S. Institute of Peace, about the history of the conflict.
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The Wal-Mart Dilemma: When Is A Payment A Bribe?

The company's business practices in Mexico are under scrutiny, but prosecuting similar cases under U.S. law has proved difficult. Only two cases involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act have gone to court in 35 years.
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Charles Taylor Faces Verdict From Brutal African War

The first verdict in decades for a head of state charged with international war crimes is set to be delivered Thursday. Charles Taylor, former president of Liberia, is charged with fueling a vicious civil war in Sierra Leone, where it was a widespread practice to hack off the limbs of civilians.

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