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Global Scan

A zoo finally figures out why it failed to get two spotted hyenas to mate

One of the most important things zoos do is ensure the continued viability of a species. So a Japanese zoo took very seriously its efforts to get its pair of hyenas to mate. But it was foiled by nature. Both hyenas were male and that, surprisingly, wasn't obvious. Meanwhile in Dubai, the city police plan to outfit officers with pairs of Google glass to help them catch criminals. And in Syria, ISIS makes a big gain, all in today's Global Scan.

Global Politics

Turkey buries its Gaza flotilla dead

Emotions are running high in Turkey at funerals for nine activists killed in Israel's raid on the Gaza aid flotilla. The bodies were flown from Israel to Istanbul, to a heroes' welcome. Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Bethany Bell in Istanbul.

Global Politics

NATO missile defense plans

NATO has a plan to build a new missile defense system in Europe and Turkey.But Turkey wants a say, and that could complicate matters.Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBC's Jonathan Head in Istanbul.