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Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asks for the name of a former count. .SU stands for the Soviet Union. Despite efforts to pull the plug on the Internet country code, an estimated 80-thousand websites still use it.

Global Politics

Bloggers behind bars

Cyrus Farivar reports on an online group aimed at promoting free speech and supporting bloggers who've been imprisoned for their writings. The March 18th movement was inspired by the death of a young Iranian blogger in a Tehran prison.

Conflict & Justice

Geo Quiz Answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Pietermaritzburg, the capital of KwaZulu-Natal. Anchor Marco Werman tells us why a South African financial services company wanted to see which would be the first to cross the finish line, a carrier pidgeon, or an email.

Global Politics

Google's threat to China

Google cites cyber attacks on the e-mail accounts of Chinese rights activists as the reason for threatening to pull out of China. Cyrus Farivar reports on what Google's move means for other Internet companies doing business in China.

Global Politics

Egypt's 'most reliable news source'

When you take rice, macaroni, lentils, and chickpeas, and mix it together with fried onions and tomato sauce, you get koshary. Koshary is also the name of Egypt's newest satirical newspaper, El Koshary Today. Reporter Julia Simon sent this report.

Arts, Culture & Media

Happy Birthday, Super Mario!

Super Mario turns 25 today, the first Super Mario Brothers title was released on September 13th, 1985. The game has sold more than 40 million copies. James Binns is a video games expert and the publisher of �Edge� online in London.

Global Politics

Domain name echoes Soviet times

It has been nearly 20 years since the Soviet Union dissolved, but that hasn't stopped some Russians from using an Internet domain called .su, which stands for the Soviet Union. Jessica Golloher has the details from Moscow.