Central Asia

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer and Global Hit

Today's Geo Quiz has us looking for the capital of the central Asian nation of Tajikistan. The answer is Dushanbe. The city is home to a musical group called the Shams. The World's Mary Kay Magistad tells us the band plays traditional music with a twist.

Conflict & Justice

Humanitarian simulation

The World's Katy Clark reports on a program that aims to prepare future aid workers for the harsh realities of humanitarian work by exposing them to a simulated refugee crisis. The exercise takes place in the woods of Massachusetts.