The World's Clark Boyd reports on a "virtual candidate" running for president in Azerbaijan today. Most real candidates boycotted the election, to protest political repression by the incumbent. The World's Clark Boyd has the story.
In the Sinai Peninsula, there's a Christian monastery with a history dating back centuries. In their library, they have well-preserved ancient texts that scientists are now hoping contain more than, literally, meets the eye. The two groups are working together to find out.
The Geo Quiz takes us to an oil-rich city on the Caspian Sea where 42 countries are competing to win a song contest. The event is shining a spotlight on the poor human rights record of this former Soviet state.