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Conflict & Justice

Global Hit: Shimon Peres

Israeli President Shimon Peres; He's been in Israeli politics for more than half a century. Turns out, that whole time, he's also been writing poems. And some of those poems have now been set to music. Daniel Estrin has today's Global Hit.

Conflict & Justice

Europe's plan for asylum seekers

The World's Gerry Hadden reports on an ambitious new plan announced by the Europe Union to resettle more refugees from around the world. It's partly to distribute them more equally around Europe. But it's also an attempt to lower immigration.

Conflict & Justice

Obama Mideast peace effort

President Obama met today with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to try and breathe new life into the stalled Mid East peace talks. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Matthew Bell, who's in Jerusalem and was recently in the West Bank town of Nablus.

Global Politics

Immigrants and the Catholic Church

The Catholic Church in the US faces many other challenges. Some churches are near empty, others are full. The growth in the Church has come largely from immigrants, who often want to worship in their own language. Older churchgoers don't always like that.

Global Politics

Murder mystery in the Middle East

Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a military commander of Hamas, was killed in Dubai. Hamas blamed Israel. Dubai police released names, photos, and passport numbers of 11 members of an alleged hit-squad. We hear from Ronen Bergman, correspondent for Yedioth Ahronoth.