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Global Politics

Sudan concerned over Obama stance

People in Sudan have mixed feelings about an Obama presidency. There's pride that a man of African descent has reached the White House. But as Heba Aly reports from Khartoum, there's also concern about the president-elect's aggressive talk about Darfur.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asked for an African state that may not exist on the map, but it thrives in the world of fiction. It's the setting in the 1978 novel, The Coup, by the late John Updike. The answer is Kush. Anchor Marco Werman plays an old Updike interview in which the author admits his African experience was limited, but defends his decision to write about Africa anyway.

Conflict & Justice

Journalist told to leave Sudan

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with journalist Heba Aly, one of the few foreign journalists allowed to report from inside Sudan...until now. She was just told to leave the country. The International Criminal Court is deciding whether to charge Sudan's president with war crimes, and his government has launched a massive security crackdown.

Arts, Culture & Media

Remembering a Sudanese author

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Peter Nazareth of the University of Iowa about Sudanese author Tayeb Salih. One of Tayeb Salih's books has been hailed as "the most important Arabic novel of the 20th century." He died this week at the age of 80.