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China's economy on the rise

China's attempts to revive its flagging economy seem to be working. Today, the country reported 7.9 percent growth in its second quarter. The World's Jeb Sharp reports on what impact China's economic growth may have on the rest of the world.

Conflict & Justice

Russian activist murdered

Anchor Laura Lynch speaks with Allison Gill of Human Rights Watch in Russia, about yesterday's murder of Russian human rights activist, Natalya Estemirova. Estemirova was abducted yesterday near her home in Chechnya's capital Grozny and later found dead.

Global Politics

Revisiting an Afghan girls' school

In part 3, Charles Sennott tries to revisit a girls school he reported on two years ago. The school was set up by a couple who lost their son on September 11, 2001. But the school they funded in his memory now appears to be under the Taliban.

Conflict & Justice

Geo Quiz / Geo Answer

We're searching for a 900-mile-long river system that runs through western Africa. The answer is The Volta River. It's featured in a new detective novel, ?Wife of the Gods.? Anchor Laura Lynch speaks with the author, Kwei Quartey, who grew up in Ghana.

Global Politics

Geo answer

For our GEO QUIZ today we're looking for the STANS; seven countries that end with the suffix ?stan.? Anchor Jeb Sharp tells us about an EIGHTH ?stan? that can't be found on a map. It's an idealized world created by Lebanese businessman Michel Eleftriades.

Conflict & Justice

Charles Taylor takes the stand

Former Liberian president Charles Taylor testified at his own war crimes trial in The Hague today. He's facing 11 charges relating to the civil war in Sierra Leone. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with the BBC's Adam Minott, who's at The Hague.