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Global Politics

South Korea restricts US beef imports

Seoul is already calling for imports to be restricted again; protesters have put pressure on President Lee Myung Bak and they say he's exposing the nation to mad cow disease by allowing the import of US beef, as Correspondent Jason Strother has the story.

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Global Hit

The World's Marco Werman tells us about a music collaboration aimed at building a peaceful future for Angola. It's the creation of a Washington-based NGO called "Search for Common Ground."

Global Politics

Chavez calls for hostage release

Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's James Ingham in Caracas about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's surprise call for Colombia's FARC rebels to release all their hostages and seek a negotiated settlement with the Colombian government.

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Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the name of the Canadian Province where polar bear hunting is popular and lucrative. The answer is the Northwest Territories.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Paraguay's capital, Asunci�n. The World's David Leveille profiles the latest diplomatic initiative by the US Ambassador to Paraguay. It's a CD of Paraguayan folk songs sung in the indigenous language, Guarani.