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Global food prices spike

The United Nations' food agency held a special meeting to discuss the rise in food prices worldwide. Anchor Marco Werman asks Alex Evans, who's studied the causes of food price fluctuations, to explain the upward trend.

Global Politics

Hamas crackdown on collaborators

The Palestinian militant group, Hamas, has begun rounding-up people in Gaza who are alleged to have collaborated with Israelis. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's John Donnison, who's following the story from Ramallah.

Lifestyle & Belief

Parting the Red Sea

The crossing of the Red Sea in the biblical story of the Exodus has long made theologians wonder, where could the legendary event have taken place? In the Geo Quiz, Carl Drews is trying to shed some light on the issue. Marco Werman talks with him.

Global Politics

Brazilians miss Japan

Japan's government has been paying Brazilian immigrants to go home and stay home. But many who have gone home don't feel like they fit in. They want to go back to Japan. Jason Strother reports from Sao Paolo.

Global Politics

Obama urges support for Mideast talks

President Barack Obama has urged fellow world leaders to support Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations currently under way. He was speaking at the 65th UN General Assembly at the organization's New York headquarters. The World's Jason Margolis has more.

Global Politics

Sudan's looming crisis

A long-planned referendum could split Africa's largest nation in two. Some see big trouble ahead for Sudan if the independence vote is mishandled. On Friday President Obama is expected to attend a high level UN meeting on Sudan. Jeb Sharp reports.

Global Politics

Retiring at 60 in France

The French parliament passed controversial reforms to its pension system last week. The biggest change? The minimum retirement age would rise from 60 to 62. Reporter Anita Elash spent some time with one couple who retired at 60 and sent this story.

Global Politics

India's diplomatic disaster

India plays host this year to the Commonwealth Games. It's not going well. Reports of unsanitary conditions, an outbreak of dengue fever, and more have caused athletes to pull out of the Games. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with BBC's Mark Dummett.

Global Politics

Colombian FARC leader killed

One of the most senior leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has been killed, say reports. But, as John Otis reports from southern Colombia, even a weakened FARC is likely to plague parts of the country.

Conflict & Justice

Tourism in Iraq

In the Geo Quiz it's off to Iraq where the tourism industry is poised for growth. The biggest potential is probably in the north of the country in the autonomous region which borders Iran and Turkey. Can you name it?