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Global Scan

Welcome to Sochi?

The winter Olympics in Sochi are just three weeks away, and things are starting to fall into place — including a host of new events. Plus a new beer made from whale meal in Iceland and a bet that cost two men an ear in Siberia in today's Global Scan.

Global Scan

Welcome to Sochi?

The winter Olympics in Sochi are just three weeks away, and things are starting to fall into place — including a host of new events. Plus a new beer made from whale meal in Iceland and a bet that cost two men an ear in Siberia in today's Global Scan.

Global Politics

Indonesia's twin disasters

Twin natural disasters have hit Indonesia. Indonesia's most volatile volcano erupted in central Java. Also this week, a powerful earthquake off Sumatra island triggered a tsunami.We get the latest from the BBC's Karishma Vaswani.

Global Politics

Indonesia's twin disasters

Twin natural disasters have hit Indonesia. Indonesia's most volatile volcano erupted in central Java. Also this week, a powerful earthquake off Sumatra island triggered a tsunami.We get the latest from the BBC's Karishma Vaswani.