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Global Politics

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a northern European country whose economy is in big trouble. The answer is Latvia. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Ilze Nagla, host of the Latvian TV news program De Facto.

Global Politics

China, the Nobel and Soft Power

At this year's Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony, an empty chair will highlight the recipient's absence. Liu Xiaobo is in China, serving an 11-year prison sentence. The Chinese government is furious about Liu's award. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.

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.

Global Politics

Gulf recovery hits language barrier

Vietnamese-American fishermen want to be involved in the Gulf Coast recovery effort. But BP and Coast Guard officials are finding out that interpreters are few and far between and some information isn't easy to translate. Julia Kumari Drapkin explains.

Arts, Culture & Media

Iran's cyberwar

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced new initiatives to improve cyber-freedom in countries like Iran. Lisa Mullins speaks with Iranian cartoonist and editor Nikahang Kowsar of Khodnevis.org about what the best use of the money would be.