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Geo answer

On today's Geo Quiz we were searching for a towering bronze statue. It was unveiled this weekend to mark Senegal's 50 years of independence from France. Tidiane Sy reports for the BBC World Service's Network Africa.

Arts, Culture & Media

Iranian music

Today's Global Hit takes us to Iran, but not contemporary Iran. We're going back to the 60s and 70s. TWO new compilation CDs of the era have come out this year. Music programmer for KCRW in Santa Monica, California, Tom Schnabel, dips into both of them.

Lifestyle & Belief

Homeless in Spain

As jobs disappear the number of people on the street across Europe has risen. And more are seeking shelter in airports. In Spain airports are a relatively safe sanctuary. The World's Gerry Hadden explains from Barcelona.

Conflict & Justice

EU environmental laws influence US

Over the last two decades Europe has been forcing more companies to make sure their products don't harm human health or end up in the environment. And that principle is now taking hold here in the US. Liam Moriarty of station KPLU in Seattle reports.