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Global Hit: Corneille

The World's Lisa Mullins meets international musician, Corneille. His life story spreads out across three continents � Germany, Rwanda and Canada, and he's just put out his first album in English.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

It's nestled high up in the Hindu Kush mountain range of Central Afghanistan. Jessica Weinstein ? says getting to this national park from the capital Kabul was a long and winding journey.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit: Bebe

In our Global Hit today is from a Spanish singer who was thought to be a flash in the pan after her successful first recording. But as The World's Marco Werman tells us, some pop stars work better when they take the time to create.

Global Politics

New wave of violence in Iraq

The United States is getting out of Iraq. The Pentagon has warned that insurgents are trying to re-ignite the kind of sectarian violence. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Natalya Antelava is in Baghdad.

Global Politics

Disarray within the Taliban

The leader of the Pakistani Taliban is believed to have died last week in a US drone strike. And another Pakistani Taliban leader may also have been killed this past weekend. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with author Nicholas Schmidle.

Global Politics

International spelling bee

There was an unusual spelling bee in New York today. None of the participants was a native English speaker. Earlier today, anchor Lisa Mullins spoke with three of the participants in the Global SpellEvent Championship.

Arts, Culture & Media

Israel's third temple movement

Two thousand years ago, the second temple in Jerusalem was destroyed. Now some Jews in Israel today say it's time to rebuild the temple. Problem is� they want to rebuild it on the location of Islam's holiest site in Jerusalem. Linda Gradstein reports.

Global Politics

A DDT debate in Uganda

In Uganda, a government program to battle malaria using DDT has provoked a fierce backlash. Some fear the government is poisoning them. Yet many public health experts say the risks of DDT are far less than the risks of malaria. On PRI's The World.