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Arts, Culture & Media

Strange new species

An expedition team, just back from a trip to Papua New Guinea, has discovered some new species� Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the team leader, George McGavin of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

Conflict & Justice

Global Hit

A song by international pop star Chris de Burgh is an unlikely hit among separatists in Kashmir. It helped raise awareness of violence in region. We'll hear an excerpt from a BBC documentary on the use of new media in Kashmir.

Conflict & Justice

New Cuba rules ease restrictions

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Miami Herald reporter Frances Robles about the new rules in effect now for travel to Cuba. The new rules allow Americans with family in Cuba to go there as often as they want, and stay as long as they want.

Conflict & Justice

Colombian presidential term limits

The World's William Troop reports on the Colombian debate over presidential term limits. There's a push to allow Colombian President Uribe to run for a third term in office. Critics say that would open the door to dictators to trample Colombian democracy.

Science, Tech & Environment

Storing CO2 underground

There are two ways to reduce carbon dioxide. Emit less or remove it from the atmosphere by sequestering it below the earth's surface. As Ashley Ahearn reports, some of the most promising research in this field is happening in Iceland. On PRI's The World.

Conflict & Justice

Commemorating the Great Escape

The World's Laura Lynch reports on a reunion of Holocaust survivors in London today. Participants were among more than 600 Jewish children who were transported to safety thanks to the efforts of a British stockbroker� a man who is now 100 years old.

Conflict & Justice

Geo Quiz and Geo answer

Our daily puzzler. The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Leipzig, Germany. Today marks the 20th anniversary of historic protests that took place in the then-communist East German city of Leipzig. Anchor Marco Werman has the story.

Arts, Culture & Media

Onion story

Corrections are part of the news business. But a couple of newspapers in Bangladesh are apologizing for making a BIG mistake this week. Here's a quick summary. They printed a story; the problem was� the story came from satirical news website, The Onion.