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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."

Science, Tech & Environment

The Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prize for Medicine has been awarded in part to two French researchers who discovered the HIV virus. But another influential scientist in the field - an American - was left out. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with science journalist Jon Cohen.

Global Politics

Meeting tackles cybercrime

Many computer fraud scams originate in West Africa. Today, computer experts from 20 West African countries met in Ivory Coast to discuss how to fight such Internet scams. Host Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's John James in Abidjan.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the West African nation of Liberia. The country has declared a state of emergency and called for international assistance to battle an infestation of caterpillars. The World's David Leveille has details.

Global Politics

Southern Sudan votes

People in southern Sudan vote in a referendum on independence this Sunday. This is not expected to be a close outcome: it would be a surprise if fewer than 90% of the votes were in favor of breaking away from the north. Matthew Brunwasser reports.

Music Heard on Air for June 9, 2011

START TIME: 6:41 YEMEN 1 INTERVIEW YEMEN 2 INTERVIEW TUKEY REPORT MUSIC: SONG: Muudo Hormo ARTIST: Baaba Maal CD TITLE: Djam Leelii: The Adventurers CD LABEL: Palm Pictures END TIME: 19:44 MUSIC: SONG: Clownie ARTIST: Generation Bass CD TITLE: Transnational Dubstep CD LABEL: Six Degrees CD #: 657036117228 START TIME: 21:00 RUSSIA REPORT ARTIST INTERVIEW [...]