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Arts, Culture & Media

AR Rahman on tour

AR Rahman is best known for the two Oscars he won for for his work on the film Slumdog Millionaire. Now Rahman is taking his music on the road. The World's Alex Gallafent went to a recent performance in New York.

Politics

Will there be a Tunisia effect in Sudan?

When the political tensions in Tunisia exploded onto the streets, the government toppled. Like Tunisia, Sudan has a large young population and high unemployment. But the government there is also more brutal. Matthew Brunwasser reports from Khartoum.