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Global Scan

Another gang rape in India, with a complex twist

A woman was sentenced by elders to a public gang rape in her village in the West Bengal area to punish her for an affair. India's Supreme Court is investigating. A signal room in London's Underground gets flooded, with quick-drying cement. And an artist is painting and placing cut-outs of immigrant workers around LA. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Sports

Geo answer

The answer to our Geo Quiz is the British isle of Jersey. The island is now hosting a major international cricket tournament. Reporter Laura Lynch profiles the Afghan cricket team. It's the first time Afghanistan has had a national cricket team in competition.

Sports

Sumo drug scandal

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Chris Hogg in Tokyo about a drug scandal that is rocking the world of sumo wrestling. Two Russian sumo wrestlers have been banned from taking part in the sport after testing positive for marijuana use.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Quiz and answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the island of Morea in French Polynesia. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from travel writer and expeditioner Jon Bowermaster about the island's reputation among surfers.

Arts, Culture & Media

Tensions follow soccer rivals

Correspondent Aya Batrawy reports from Cairo on the bitter rivalry between soccer clubs Egypt and Algeria. Their last match caused riots in both countries. Now they're set to meet tomorrow in the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations in Angola.

Global Politics

Bullfighting in Korea

Spain is famous for bullfighting although some parts of the country are trying to do away with the sport. South Korea has bullfights, too, but they're a little different. It's just bull against bull and there's a lot less blood. Jason Strother reports.

Global Politics

US practices for World Cup

The US soccer team is getting ready for the World Cup competition by playing some 'friendly' matches here at home. The team plays Turkey in Philadelphia. But in Turkey, people aren't feeling friendly. Correspondent Matthew Brunwasser reports.