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Turkey booming

One of the places the economic downturn more or less passed by is Turkey. The Brookings Institution recently released a survey of the 150 cities in the world with the healthiest economies. Istanbul tops the list. Matthew Brunwasser reports.

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Leaving Malta

Some African migrants manage to move on from Malta ? and find new homes in Europe and in the U.S. This is Phillip Martin's final report in our special series on nomadic migration and skin color.

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Africa 2011

Andrew Meldrum considers the top ten stories to follow in Africa in the coming year. Meldrum, a senior editor with globalpost.com in Boston, talks with host Lisa Mullins.

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China's corruption problems

The Chinese government has released its first ever report on their fight against corruption. Officials within the Communist Party; problems include embezzlement and bribery. Host Lisa Mullins talks to the BBC's Martin Patience in Beijing.

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Violence impacts Mexico tourism

Violence in Mexico is not just taking a toll along the border. It's impacting tourism to the country's interior.The World's Jason Margolis has more from San Miguel de Allende, a popular tourist destination in central Mexico.