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Global Politics

The future of Fatah

The Palestinian Fatah Party opened its first convention in 20 years today. The party hopes to resume peace negotiations with Israel, but first it has to settle its differences with rival Hamas. Linda Gradstein reports from Bethlehem.

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.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

We were searching for the leader of the 13th century Mongol empire. The answer is Genghis Khan and the whereabouts of his grave have been a mystery for centuries. Josuha Kucera recently travelled China, Mongolia, and Russia to research this story.

Conflict & Justice

Boomer Da Sharpshoota

We close today with Cambodian-American rapper Boomer Da Sharpshoota. He grew up in the US but he was deported seven years ago. He lives in Cambodia and he's been learning to rap in Khmer. It's not the language he grew up speaking. Corey Takahashi reports.