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Mexican Mennonites

The northern Mexican State of Chihuahua is one of Mexico's most violent. But Christian Mennonites, who above all are pacifists, are also a part of the state's tapestry. The World's Lorne Matalon traveled to Chihuahua to meet some of them.

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Moroccan music

For our Global Hit today, we took an unscientific survey of what people in the city of Marrakech are listening to. The World's Adeline Sire went to Morocco and took a sampling.

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Japanese Jazz Opera

The standard view of Japanese popular culture,in the US, is that it's impossible to fathom. There's a video doing the rounds online that has peasants singing American jazz standards. The World's Alex Gallafent finds out what it all means.

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The open sailing canoes of Yap

For centuries the islanders of Yap were renowned in the Pacific for their navigational skills. Recently, there's been a resurgence of interest among young Yapese in learning this ancient skill. The World's Mary Kay Magistad went sailing with some of them.