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Puppetoons

Stop motion animation has been around a long time, but it goes in and out of fashion. But we want go back to the very earliest days of this animation technique. Marco Werman has the story of George Pal, a Hungarian-born pioneer of stop-motion animation.

Global Politics

India's Muslim community

One year ago, 10 militants arrived from Pakistan in Mumbai, India. The Muslim community was terrified of a backlash, fortunately it never came. Miranda Kennedy has the first in her series of reports about the lives of India's Muslims.

Global Politics

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Tibetan city of Nagqu, where China plans to build the world's highest airport. Jeb Sharp finds out more from Elliot Sperling, a professor of Tibetan Studies at Indiana University.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The answer to our Geo Quiz today is Cape Town, South Africa. That's where Nelson Mandela gave his first speech after being released from prison 20 years ago today. Cape Town resident Vanessa Watson remembers seeing Mandela that day right outside her home.

Conflict & Justice

Israel plans more settlements

Israel announced plans for new Jewish settlements in mostly-Arab East Jerusalem. This despite US pressure not to build more settlements, and Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Israel. Marco Werman learns more from the BBC's Jonathan Donnison in Gaza.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For our geo quiz, we were looking for a country where the color of the day is Red. The answer is Iran ? where the ancient Persian Red Wednesday festival is going on this week. Anchor Jeb Sharp finds out more from the BBC's Saeed Barzin.

Conflict & Justice

Saudi Burger King ads

Burger King ads that will air on Arab TV channels across the Middle East poke fun at Americans' ignorance of Saudi Arabia. Anchor Marco Werman gets the story from Caryle Murphy, correspondent for the Global Post news service.

Conflict & Justice

Pakistani radio in Texas

Texas is home to one of the fastest growing Pakistani communities in the United States... And on two popular South Asian talk shows, the Pakistani-American hosts address the problem of Muslim extremism. Shomial Ahmad listened in.