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The World's Marco Werman tells us about a music collaboration aimed at building a peaceful future for Angola. It's the creation of a Washington-based NGO called "Search for Common Ground."

Global Politics

Geo answer

The answer to our Geo Quiz is China -- which this week pledged to eliminate what it calls "absolute poverty" within its borders. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Ningxia province, one of China's poorest rural areas.

Global Politics

Donors pledge aid to rebuild Gaza

Palestinians got a boost last night in the form of 4.5 billions dollars in aid to help rebuild the Gaza Strip. The money was pledged at an international donor conference held last night in Sharm-El-Sheik Egypt. The World's Aaron Schachter reports.

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Marco Werman speaks with guitarist Louis Mhlanga about his involvement with Playing for Change. This global music project started as a You Tube video and now the Playing for Change ensemble is on tour in the United States. From PRI's The World.

Global Politics

Haiti's logistical nightmare

Relief workers, doctors and military troops continue to work hard to help earthquake survivors in Haiti. There are reports of hospitals and clinics running out of medicine. Marco Werman speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Christopher Rhoads.

Global Politics

London's Olympic promises

As part of its successful bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics, London promised to renovate blighted areas of the city. But the economic downturn is making that harder and harder to do. The World's Laura Lynch reports from London.