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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Norwegian town of Geilo. Each year on the first full moon, the town hosts an annual Ice Music Festival that features music played on instruments carved entirely out of ice.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The World's Marco Werman profiles a singer from the West African country of Burkina Faso. His name is Victor Deme and he put out his first album at the age of 46.

Israel ground offensive continues

It is the tenth day of Israel's military offensive in Gaza and the third day of its ground incursion there. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's Quil Lawrence in southern Israel about Israel's military operation and the rising death toll.

Hamas strategy in Gaza

Israel has said its military offensive in Gaza is aimed at ending Hamas cross-border rocket fire. What's less clear is Hamas's strategy. Analysts say it's more a political calculation than a military one. The World's Jeb Sharp reports.

Global Politics

Hamas sends delegation to Egypt

As the fighting continues in Gaza, the Palestinian militant group, Hamas, is sending a delegation to Cairo. There is speculation that Egypt is trying to mediate a solution. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the latest from the BBC's Magdi Abdelhadi in Cairo.

Business, Finance & Economics

Gaza's troubled economy

Before the current Israeli air strike on Gaza, the Palestinian territory was already plagued by economic woes. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Sami Abdel-Shafi, a Palestinian-American businessman living in Gaza, who says much of Gaza's economy is dead.