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Gates stays on

The organizational chart for Barack Obama's national security team is starting to take shape. And it appears to be heavier on "experience" than "change." The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Global Politics

Obama's torture dilemma

Another issue facing the incoming Obama Administration is what to do about Bush Administration interrogation policies and whether to investigate alleged abuses. One option is a truth commission. The World's Jeb Sharp reports.

Global Politics

Cricket diplomacy

Americans don't really get the sport of cricket, but some suggest it might be worth their while to try. Cricket is hugely popular in Pakistan, a country that now has tense relations with the U.S.

Arts, Culture & Media

Dutch drug tourism

The Dutch have some of the most liberal drug laws. But some local officials are fed up with foreigners who invade their towns looking for drugs. So they want to close the so-called coffee shops that sell marijuana. Emily Kop reports from the Netherlands.

Global Politics

South Africa's ruling party splits

It's been fourteen years since the African National Congress took power in South Africa under the leadership of Nelson Mandela. But now a split within its ranks has become an outright rebellion - and it could reshape the nation's political landscape.

Global Politics

Self-rule vote in Greenland

Greenland is an autonomous territory of Denmark. But today Greenlanders voted on whether to increase self-rule on the world's biggest island. Host Ken Bader speaks with journalist Karsten Sommer in Greenland's capital Nuuk.

Conflict & Justice

Tibet's uncharted future

Tibetan exiles worldwide long to see a free Tibet. The Dalai Lama has led their struggle for decades. Now he's thinking about retirement. The World's Mary Kay Magistad has the latest on the Dalai Lama, and Tibet's uncharted future.

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Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the names of two countries. These countries are on different continents... literally oceans apart. But they're closer than you think when it comes to cooking. We're talking about India and Brazil. Some Chicago chefs have been combining the two countries' culinary traditions, as The World's David Leveille has more.

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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.