The capital of Kazakhstan is a modern city rising from a largely-rural, largely-Soviet countryside. But it still has its quirks. For example, climb to the top of the new Bayterek and in one direction you can see the presidential palace. In the other, though, you'll see the world's largest tent.
Secretary of State John Kerry charmed Indonesian students in Jakarta over the weekend as he delivered strongly-worded messages on climate change to Asia's leading emitters of greenhouse gases. Italy works to form its third government in three years, without a new election. And German politicians sleep in their offices to save on rent, all in today's Global Scan.
In the world of chocolate, competition is fierce. Kazakhstan is incredibly proud of its domestic chocolatier, Rakhat. With trouble in Ukraine, a major supplier of chocolate to Russia, Kazakhs see opportunity.
Today's answer is Kazakhstan. Lance Armstrong announced today he'll be returning to the cycling world as part of Kazakhstan's Team Astana. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Daniel Benson, managing editor at cyclingnews.com