Most Shared Stories Tagged: Marco Werman

Sports

Geo answer

Today we're heading to South Australia where the international cycling race, the Tour Down Under, is under way. The answer is Adelaide, Australia. Anchor Marco Werman gets details about the race from ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corp.) sports reporter John Thompson-Mills who's got his eye on American cyclist Lance Armstrong as he tries to make a comeback.

Arts, Culture & Media

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A painful medical condition allegedly suffered by cello players has been revealed as a hoax after more than 30 years. Anchor Marco Werman gets the story from The World's Alex Gallafent.

Politics

Iraqi women running in Iraqi elections

Thousands of Iraqi women are on the ballot in this weekend's provincial elections. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Sahar Issa in Baghdad. She says these female candidates are taking big risks to participate in the polls.

Politics

Plans again for unity government in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai said today his party, the Movement for Democratic Change, known as the MDC, would join a unity government next month with Robert Mugabe. Anchor Marco Werman gets an update from the BBC's Jonah Fisher.

Global Hit and Geo Answer

The answer to our Geo Quiz is the Russian port city of Vladivostok. It's also the city that the rock/pop group Mumiy Troll calls home. Anchor Marco Werman speaks to the band's leader, Ilya Laguentko.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Sicilian town of Salemi. It's where a huge collection of videos, films, and movies are being sent as a charitable contribution after a video store named Kim's Video in New York City closed for good. Anchor Marco Werman gets details of the video exchange from merchant Youngman Kim and Italian arts promoter Franca Pauli.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Indian film composer A. R. Rahman is nominated for 3 Academy Awards for his soundtrack to "Slumdog Millionaire." He talked to The World's Marco Werman about creating the film's sound.