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The Pakistani Taliban

The investigation into the failed car bombing in Times Square has focussed attention on the Pakistani Taliban. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Christine Fair of Georgetown University about the relationship between the Afghan and Pakistani Taliban.

Global Politics

Conserving Dubai's deserts

It was warm in the city of Dubai today. The temperature reached 99 degrees, but there are ways to escape it even though the emirate is mostly desert. Correspondent Jake Warga tells us about the mixed feelings the people of Dubai have for their desert.

Lifestyle & Belief

Geo Quiz / Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz lies off the coast of Copenhagen. The strait is called the Oresund. Marianne Faerch is with the bus company that came up with idea of outfitting busses with bright red 'love seats' to encourage more flirting and smiling.

Global Politics

Shares surge after EU loan deal

Global stock markets have soared after the European Union and International Monetary Fund intervened to stop the Greek debt crisis spreading. Marco Werman talks with Ken Rogoff, a former chief economist for the International Monetary Fund.

Conflict & Justice

Trauma court for Vets

There's an effort underway in a few courts across the country to give special treatment to veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan who are charged with crimes. From member station KRCC in Colorado Springs, Andrea Chalfin reports.

Global Politics

Germany votes to bail out Greece

Today Germany's Lower House of Parliament approved a controversial 38 billion dollar bailout loan to Greece. It's deeply unpopular among Germans, but it brings the EU one step closer to providing a massive rescue package to Greece. Gerry Hadden reports.

Global Politics

US veterans ?denied benefits'

Thousands of soldiers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan are reportedly being denied military medical benefits. Over the last few years, investigative journalist Joshua Kors has been writing about the care American servicemen and women receive.

Development & Education

Geo Quiz and Answer

For today's Geoquiz we are looking for a beautiful Swiss Valley that's abuzz with helicopters transporting avid skiers looking for snow. The BBC's Imogen Foulkes takes us there to find out how residents feel about the sound of hovering helicopters.