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Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the name of a tiny island in the Mediterranean, located north of Crete. The answer is the Greek island of Antikythera. The World's David Leveille reports on new theory about the Antikythera Mechanism, an ancient computing device dating back to 100 B.C. Researchers say it may have functioned as a calendar of the ancient Olympics.

Politics

HIV laws in Africa

Lisa Mullins speaks with South African judge Edwin Cameron, who argues that laws that make it illegal for someone to transmit HIV to another person are bad public policy.

Politics

Kenya's favorite son

Marco Werman assesses Kenyan reaction to the official nomination of Barack Obama with the BBC's Muliro Telewa in western Kenya, home to many of Obama's Kenyan relatives.