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Science, Tech & Environment

Raising Bangladesh

Some of the countries most at risk from climate change are low-lying nations. And chief among them is the South Asian country of Bangladesh. Bangladesh is experimenting with floods to prevent floods. Daniel Grossman has our story on PRI's The World.

Global Politics

Death-defying winter sport

Thousands of miles from the Olympics on the streets of Ukraine's capital, there's another, death-defying winter sport taking place. Walking down a Kiev sidewalk these days is like buying a lottery ticket to the hospital. Brigid McCarthy reports from Kiev.

Lifestyle & Belief

Canadian highway

Drifting snow and white out conditions caused havoc yesterday on Highway 402. Hundreds of motorists were stranded there in a nasty snowstorm. Some had to be rescued by military helicopters and four wheel drive vehicles. Where would you find Highway 402?

Science, Tech & Environment

Plane disappears over Atlantic

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Adam Mynott, who is at the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris. That's where an Air France plane en route from Rio de Janeiro was supposed to land this morning. Investigators are still trying to determine why the plane disappeared from radar and perhaps crashed while flying over the Atlantic Ocean.

Conflict & Justice

Flood aid slow to reach Pakistan

UN aid agencies have said hundreds of thousands of people affected by the floods in Pakistan have yet to receive aid, adding that the relief operation remains underfunded. Katy Clark gets the latest from Oxfam operations manager Arif Jabbar in Islamabad.

Global Politics

Bombing in Pakistan

A suicide car bomber has killed 19 people in an attack on a police station in north-west Pakistan. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from the BBC's Roland Buerk in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.