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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Chihuahua, the largest Mexican state and home to the Chihuahuan Desert and the Sierra Madre Mountains. Mariel Luiz Solis Terrazas sent us an audio postcard.

Arts, Culture & Media

Dolapdere Big Gang

Cover bands aren't usually musical innovators. But Dolapdere Big Gang of Turkey might be the exception. This eight-piece band of young Roma musicians, plays Western pop hits in a traditional Turkish style. Matthew Brunwasser has the Global Hit.

Global Politics

Canada's stake in Afghanistan

President Obama's decision on whether to deploy more US troops to Afghanistan will certainly affect the more than 2800 Canadian troops in Afghanistan right now. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Graeme Smith, with Canada's Globe and Mail newspaper.

Conflict & Justice

British inquiry into Iraq war

John Chilcot has promised to produce a 'full and insightful' account. Evidence from senior government figures will start on Tuesday and politicians, including former Prime Minister Tony Blair will be expected to testify in due time. Laura Lynch reports.

Global Politics

Reporting the war at home

How do local newspaper editors balance their duty to report on important issues vs. losing your attention, with stories day after day on the same topic? The World's Jason Margolis visited Mississippi and asked editors at three local papers.