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Development & Education

Geo Quiz and Answer

For today's Geoquiz we are looking for a beautiful Swiss Valley that's abuzz with helicopters transporting avid skiers looking for snow. The BBC's Imogen Foulkes takes us there to find out how residents feel about the sound of hovering helicopters.

Global Politics

Nuclear poker game

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with journalist and poker player James McManus, who brings his poker skills to his observations of North Korea and Iran. He's been watching those countries to find patterns in how they portray their nuclear capabilities.

Conflict & Justice

Slovenia or Slovakia?

The United States plays its second game of the World Cup tomorrow and the Geo Quiz asks: who is the US playing? Slovenia? Or is it Slovakia? Some people are having trouble telling the difference. The World's Alex Gallafent tries to sort it out for us.

Sports

Bringing American football to Africa

It's football season again and Iowa's Drake University took the occasion to announce plans for its football team to play a game in Tanzania; the inaugural Global Kilimanjaro Bowl in May 2011. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.

Global Politics

Bidding for the World Cup

Soccer's governing body FIFA this week will select host countries for the men's World Cup tournament in 2018 and 2022. The US is one of the bidders. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's William Troop about the selection process.