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Politics

Behind the Egyptian Crisis: Resource Stress?

The ongoing conflict in Egypt has deep roots in history, religion, politics and economics. But journalist Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed says another underlying cause is a growing resource crisis--shortages of food, water, energy, and a booming population.

Politics

China urbanization series: Wangwan

China's rapid urbanization is drawing hundreds of millions of people to its cities. And that's having a profound impact on those in the villages left behind. The World's Mary Kay Magistad has the third in our series on China's urbanization.

Politics

Who built Nicaragua's mosque?

Marco Werman gets details from reporter Steve Stecklow on a new mosque recently built in Nicaragua. There are conflicting reports on how it was funded; including rumors has that it was built with Iranian money.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz has at least two answers: the body of water between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula is called the Persian Gulf by Iran and the Arabian Gulf by the Saudis. Anchor Marco Werman learns more about this geographical dispute from William Rowe.