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Global Politics

Single Mothers in South Korea

Single Mothers day in South Korea is a day that's getting support from adoptees who've moved back to Korea. They'd like to see single motherhood become more acceptable there so that unwed mothers feel less pressure to put their babies up for adoption.

Global Politics

Prison overcrowding in the UK

In Britain, there's a new push to empty overcrowded prisons. The UK has too much prison over-crowding and will announce that fewer offenders will be locked up, more will be rehabilitated. The World's Laura Lynch reports from London.

Arts, Culture & Media

Recycling graves in Germany

Germany is a world leader in recycling garbage, and Germans are proud of it. But it's also the only country in Europe that recycles its graves, too. Germans have mixed feelings about that custom. Daniel Estrin reports from Berlin.

Global Politics

Where is home for young Palestinians

The right of return is an essential idea for Palestinians who became refugees after the creation of Israel. But some younger Palestinians say they don't want to go back to a land they've never known. Correspondent Lina Sinjab reports from Damascus.

Arts, Culture & Media

Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson is one of America's top chefs. He was born in Ethiopia. But, he was adopted by a couple from Sweden, where he grew up. The World's Alex Gallafent spoke to Samuelsson and asked the chef to share some of his musical influences.

Conflict & Justice

Attacks on Russian journalists

Jessica Golloher reports from Moscow on recent attacks suffered by Russian journalists. Two men who were attacked recently had reported on efforts to stop developers from cutting down trees around Moscow to make room for new highways.

Global Politics

Israeli growers on strike

Many farms rely on foreigners to do back-breaking, low-paying jobs. In Israel, that means importing farm workers from Thailand but the Israeli government now limits the number of guest workers. Israeli growers are protesting. Matthew Bell reports.

Lifestyle & Belief

Asian chillies

For the Geo Quiz we set our sights on a scorching hot chilli pepper. We're looking for the South Asian country where this hot pepper grows. How hot is it? Well, the Naga chilli pepper is said to be 400 times hotter than Tabasco sauce�