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Monday, July 11, 2005

  • London Bombing Fatalities at 49, Investigation Continues


    The death toll from Thursday’s bombing in London now stands at 49 and the total is expected to get higher. Seven hundred people were injured in the quadruple explosions that hit three subway cars and a double-decker bus during morning rush hour. A massive investigation is underway to identify who was behind the attack. [includes rush transcript]

  • Anti-Poverty Campaigners and Environmental Groups Criticize G8 for Falling Short on Promises


    The Group of 8 Summit in Scotland concluded on Friday. G8 leaders lauded the meetings for making progress on African poverty and climate change, but there was widespread disappointment amongst anti-poverty campaigners and environmental groups. We go to Scotland for a report from David Miller, co-editor of "Arguments Against G8." [includes rush transcript]

  • Methods Developed by U.S. Military for Withstanding Torture Being Used Against Detainees at Guantanamo Bay


    We play the second part of our interview with journalist Jane Mayer. Her article in last week’s New Yorker reveals how methods developed by the U.S. military for withstanding torture are being used against detainees at Guantanamo Bay. [includes rush transcript]

  • Eyewitnesses Describe Massacre by UN Troops in Haitian Slum


    In Haiti, UN troops launched a pre-dawn raid on Cite Soleil, one of the most economically-depressed neighborhoods of Port au Prince. Local residents say it might have been the deadliest attack carried out by UN troops since they were stationed in the country last year. [includes rush transcript]