Latest Stories Tagged: Global Politics


The Wire in Britain

A British opposition politician has criticized his government's record on crime. And he did it by comparing some British cities to what you would see on the American TV drama, �The Wire.� Anchor Jeb Sharp has details.

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Still counting in Afghanistan

So far, only about a tenth of the votes have been counted in Afghanistan's presidential election; early numbers show a close race between incumbent Hamid Karzai and Abdullah Abdullah. Anchor Jeb Sharp gets the latest from the BBC's Chris Morris.

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Geo Quiz

Moviegoers will have an edge for today's Geo Quiz. If you've seen District 9, you'll know aliens arrive over Johannesburg. But the movie was filmed in a famous township south-west of the South African city. Can you name it?

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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.