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Conflict & Justice

Global Hit

The World's Marco Werman introduces us to Senegalese hip-hop artist Sister Fa, who has used her music to educate young people about the issues she cares about, such as female genital mutilation.

Global Politics

Poverty in Afghanistan

A new survey released by the aid group Oxfam highlights some of the largest concerns of ordinary Afghans. According to the survey, their main concern is living in poverty. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with the report's author, Ashley Jackson, who's in Kabul.

Global Politics

Gaza support for Hamas waning

The popularity of the Islamic militant group, Hamas, among Palestinians in the Gaza Strip may be on the decline. Hamas won elections in 2006, but as Linda Gradstein reports, Gazans are not happy with its leadership.

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.