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Created in China: Part 5

We continue our series �Created in China' with a look at the roots of innovation, at how Chinese children are or are not encouraged to be creative, and how that's evolving. Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing.

Arts, Culture & Media

Kit Kat big in Japan

American candy lovers know the Kit Kat bar. But few would recognize the varieties sold in Japan. 200 kinds of Kit Kat bars have been sold in Japan over the years. Akiko Fujita checked out the candy in Tokyo.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer / Global Hit

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a region of steep mountains and canyons on the northern coast of Colombia. The answer is the Montes de Maria; these mountains inspired the today's Global Hit. Reporter Madeleine Bair tells us more.

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Sisters in War

A new book profiles an Iraqi family's experience of the war in Iraq from their great optimism in 2003 to the despair and horror of the civil war years. Anchor Katy Clark talks with author Christina Asquith who shared their lives in Baghdad for many years.

Conflict & Justice

Orchid Ensemble

We hear music from Canadian-based trio, Orchid Ensemble. Its latest CD is inspired in part by the Uyghur music of northwestern China. The title is The Road to Kashgar. And the Uyghur city of Kashgar is the answer to our Geo Quiz today.

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Haleh Esfandiari interview

Jeb Sharp speaks with Iranian scholar Haleh Esfandiari Two years ago she endured four months of solitary confinement in Iran's notorious Evin prison. Authorities interrogated her about her work at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington D.C.

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Clinton's Pakistan mission

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been meeting tribal leaders in north-west Pakistan on the last day of a testing visit to the country. In today's show Matthew Bell takes a look at Clinton's mission in Pakistan.

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Pacific tsunami strikes

A tsunami triggered by a strong quake in the South Pacific has killed more than 100 people in several islands. At least 77 people were reported dead in Samoa, more than 25 in American Samoa and at least six in Tonga. The World's Jeb Sharp has the latest