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Roots of South Africa violence

South Africa has been experiencing a wave of anti-immigrant violence and so far, 42 people have been killed, and thousands of others have fled their homes in the past two weeks, so The BBC's Martin Plaut takes a look at what's behind the violent attacks.

Science, Tech & Environment

Rainmaking in the Amazon

The Amazon rain forest is a crucial player in the global climate system�for one thing it's a massive store of carbon, but The World's Alex Gallafent climbs a scientific tower in the Brazilian Amazon to explore another function: rainmaking.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit: Rupa

Zoe Corneli introduces us to Rupa, a San Francisco doctor who is also a musician. Rupa not only reflects musical styles from all over the world in her work, she also infuses it with her comments on global politics.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer: Coral Sea

We were looking for the name of the sea off Australia's northeast coast. It's where conservationists are studying sharks that swim in and around the Great Barrier Reef. The answer is the Coral Sea. Anchor Marco Werman explains why sharks in the Coral Sea are at risk of extinction.

Justice department weighs torture methods

A new report from the Department of Justice examines the different interrogation techniques used by the FBI, CIA, and the military, but as The World's Jason Margolis reports, the FBI received much higher marks.