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Global Politics

Israel's diplomatic initiatives

Israel has been engaging in an unusual number of talks with some of its sworn enemies, and Reporter Matt Guttman takes a look at the flurry of diplomatic initiatives, including a ceasefire with Hamas set to take effect tomorrow.

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Geo answer and Global Hit

The answer to our Geo Quiz is Nha Trang, the Vietnamese coastal resort that hosted this year's Miss Universe Pageant. And for today's Global Hit we'll hear the title track from a CD called Fragile Beauty. It's a new album by Vietnamese duo.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for a region in France where you can still find some snail farming. But most of the snails that wind up on French dinner plates come from Eastern Europe. And lately, the snail supply is drying up. Anita Elash reports on France's escargot shortage.

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Global Hit

Remember the 1986 film 'The Fly,' by David Cronenberg? Or the 1958 original, with Vincent Price? Well, now "The Fly" has landed on stage in Paris . . . as an opera. The World's Gerry Hadden caught a performance.

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Funeral for Palestinian poet

Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish was laid to rest today in the West Bank town of Ramallah, and thousands turned out to say good bye to Darwish, who gave voice to the Palestinian independence movement, as Correspondent Linda Gradstein reports.

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Global Hit

The French style of music "Bal Musette" fell out of favor in the 1960s for being un-hip. Now one French band is changing that. The World's Adeline Sire has today's Global Hit.