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Geo answer

The poem "In Flanders Fields" was written by a Canadian military surgeon during World War One. Flanders Fields is the answer to our Geo Quiz. We speak with Piet Chielens, a curator at the In Flanders Fields Museum in Belgium.

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The World's Marco Werman reports on how some Bedouin musicians found some military debris in the desert from the 1967 Six Day War, and transformed the trash into percussion instruments for their band, the Bedouin Jerry Can Band.

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Chechnya today

Russia's war against Islamic militants in Chechnya went on for years. Though Moscow claimed victory and calm has returned, there are signs the battle isn't over. The BBC's Rupert Wingfield Hayes explains.

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Bloggers behind bars

Cyrus Farivar reports on an online group aimed at promoting free speech and supporting bloggers who've been imprisoned for their writings. The March 18th movement was inspired by the death of a young Iranian blogger in a Tehran prison.

Global Politics

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the U.S. state where some locals recently rallied on behalf of a French bakery owner. The bakery is in Colebrook, New Hampshire. The bakery almost had to shut down recently when its owner, Verlaine Daeron, had trouble renewing her US visa. But town residents stepped in. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Ms. Daeron to get the full story.

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Anchor Marco Werman tells us about the latest effort from reggae super-group, the Easy Star All Stars. The mostly Jamaican reggae super group has made a living out of reinterpreting concept albums in reggae and dub. Their current project targets the very FIRST concept album -- the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band."