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Venezuela's municipal elections

Venezuela held gubernatorial and mayoral elections over the weekend. The parties allied with President Hugo Chavez won a majority of the contests but the opposition also posted some gains. The BBC's Will Grant reports from Caracas.

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The Hugo Chavez show

Venezuela's president is the focus of an upcoming PBS Frontline documentary. It's called "The Hugo Chavez Show." And it features excerpts from "Al Presidente!" -- the TV program that Chavez hosts every week.

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Geo answer

In today's Geo Quiz we asked what the five busiest airports are. When it comes to international traffic, the most bustling are: Number 5: Hong Kong, Number 4: Frankfurt, Number 3: Amsterdam, Number 2: the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris...And the number one busiest airport, it serves 62 million passengers a year, is London's Heathrow Airport.

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Geo Answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the host city of the annual Biggest Liar's contest. The answer is Cumbria in northern England. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Sue Perkins, this year's winner of the lying competition.

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Global Hit

For today's Global hit we meet singer-songwriter Beth Rowley. The tunes on Beth Rowley's just released CD "Little Dreamer" run from jazzy torch songs to rock. The World's Marco Werman has more.

Conflict & Justice

Congo's rebel leader

The Democratic Republic of Congo is a country again in turmoil. The latest violence involves a rebel general named Laurent Nkunda. Nkunda's managed to take over large swathes of eastern Congo with a small band of well-trained soldiers.

Global Politics

Orange revolution struggles

Saturday marks the 4th anniversary of the start of Ukraine's Orange Revolution. The promise was Western-style democracy. But Ukrainians are losing confidence in that democracy and the leaders that helped usher it in.