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Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The answer to our Geo Quiz today is Dili - the capital of East Timor. It's where martial arts film star and UNICEF goodwill ambassador Jackie Chan visited today to promote peace. The BBC's Lucy Williamson reports from Dili.

Sports

China prepares for Olympics

Explosions on two buses in the southern Chinese city of Kunming have rattled the image that China wants to present to the world in this final run-up to the Beijing Olympics

Conflict & Justice

Olympics protest zones

Chinese Olympics authorities announced today that they're setting up special protest zones in public parks, but as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports, protesters will still be required to sign up with Chinese authorities in advance.

Sports

China's approach to sports

In just over two weeks, Beijing hosts the Olympic Games, and The World's Mary Kay Magistad looks at how China's approach to sports and physical activity is different from that of many Western countries.