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London's Olympic promises

As part of its successful bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics, London promised to renovate blighted areas of the city. But the economic downturn is making that harder and harder to do. The World's Laura Lynch reports from London.

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Legal trouble for Google in Italy

An Italian court has ruled that three Google executives are criminally responsible for a video posted on the company's online sharing service. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more about the case from The World's technology correspondent Clark Boyd.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Switzerland, where a new piece of technology is making life a bit easier for blind people. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Martin Mischler, a technology expert with the Swiss Union for The Blind in Zurich.

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Francois Ladrezeau

For today's Global Hit � a visit to the French territory of Guadeloupe where Carnival season is still going strong and artist and singer Francois Ladrezeau wants to remind his countrymen of their musical roots.

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Afghanistan's 'radio war'

The United States government is mounting a counter-propaganda offensive in Afghanistan to combat the Taliban's media successes. Journalist Douglas Wissing reports on the ?radio war? raging in eastern Afghanistan.

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Homeopathy in Britain

British lawmakers have determined that homeopathy, a form of alternative medicine, is not medicine of any kind at all (beyond a placebo.) Britain funds four homeopathic hospitals in the UK. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.