- Newsmaker: Unrest in Macedonia - Macedonians filled the streets yesterday to protest the evacuation of ethnic Albanian rebels from the outskirts of the capital. The BBC's Jonathan Charles reports on efforts to maintain a fragile peace, the demands of rebels who make up thirty percent of the population, and NATO's determination to protect an important international supply line.
- Reporter's Notebook: Japan's Declining Population - After years of warnings about too many people, we now hear that some major countries don't have enough. Paul Hewitt, who heads the Global Aging Initiative at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, elaborates on the economic consequences of declining populations in Japan and Western European countries.
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