- Newsmaker: In Peru, a discredited President Fujimori has personally been leading the search for his former intelligence chief who mysteriously returned after fleeing the country. Sebastian Rotella is on the scene for the Los Angeles Times. He talks to us about the hands-on president and the "power behind throne".
- Reporter's Notebook: Yugoslavia's President Kostunica has acknowledged that Serbian troops under orders from former President Milosevic carried out massive killings two years ago in the province of Kosovo. Now Kosovo, still under United Nations protection, is about to hold local elections. Andy Michels, who's in Kosovo with the United Nations Interim Administration Mission, talks about the mood there and the significance of Saturday's elections.
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