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Sri Lanka’s cricket team attacked in Pakistan

Armed men in Pakistan have targetted the Sri Lanka cricket team on their way to a test match in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore.

At least six Pakistani police officers were killed in the attack and several cricketers wounded.

Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports.

US priorities on the Korean peninsula

North Korea’s nuclear programme and tensions on the Korean peninsula are high on the agenda of Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, as she begins her first visit to South Korea.

But as Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett discovers in Seoul, it is the global economic crisis that South Koreans are more concerned about.

South Korean blogger under fire

The South Korean economy has been hit hard by the global downturn, with more than 100,000 losing their jobs in the past month alone.

Now the government is going after internet critics of its handling of the economic crisis.

Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports from Seoul.