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Conflict & Justice

Global Hit - Deeya

Today's Global Hit features a singer from Norway who grew up in a Muslim immigrant community there. For Deeyah - as she's known - success came early...but it was followed by harassment and threats from her own community.

Conflict & Justice

Germany's Turks

The World's Gerry Hadden reports on Germany's Turkish community. They're one of the country's largest immigrant groups, but a new study says they're having the hardest time integrating...and that could spell future economic trouble for Germany.

Conflict & Justice

Arab lonely hearts

Reporter Irris Makler introduces us to a man at the Israeli Foreign Ministry who's got an unusual task among his governmental duties...answering letters from Arab men throughout the Middle East who are looking to marry Jewish women.

Conflict & Justice

Geo Quiz / Geo Answer

We're searching for a 900-mile-long river system that runs through western Africa. The answer is The Volta River. It's featured in a new detective novel, ?Wife of the Gods.? Anchor Laura Lynch speaks with the author, Kwei Quartey, who grew up in Ghana.

Conflict & Justice

Geo Quiz Answer

We wanted to know where the new sci-fi spectacular, District 9, was filmed. The answer is Soweto, South Africa, specifically a district of Soweto called Chiawalo. Correspondent Geoffrey York went to Chiawalo to see what residents make of the movie.

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Details emerge in terror plot

Three men were convicted on Monday in a British court of plotting to blow up at least seven planes travelling from London to the US and Canada. Prosecutors exposed links between the plotters and a mastermind in Pakistan. Laura Lynch reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Armenia and Turkey

Armenia's president is about to make history by signing an agreement with Turkey. Many Armenians living abroad feel it absolves Turkey of responsibility for what they call the Genocide of 1915. The World's Aaron Schachter has more.