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Week of Sun, 2007-02-04 00:00 to Sat, 2007-02-10 23:59
Palestinian factions interview (4:00) February 9, 2007permalink
Marco Werman speaks with journalist Matt Rees in Jerusalem about the new unity agreement between Palestinian factions and whether the accord is expected to work. Hamas and Fatah agreed yesterday to form a unity government in an effort to stop fighting among Palestinian factions in recent weeks.
al Aqsa mosque report (6:30) February 9, 2007permalink
The World's Aaron Schachter reports on today's clashes between Israeli police and Palestinian protesters in Jerusalem. The clashes were sparked by Palestinian anger over an Israeli construction project near the al Aqsa mosque.
February 9 - Entire program February 9, 2007permalink
Global Hit - Joe Craven (4:00) February 8, 2007permalink
Multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven has taken the standards performed by the legendary gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt and his partner violinist Stephane Grappelli. The World's Marco Werman tells us what happens when gypsy jazz gets the Latin treatment.
Today's Geo Answer is Russia, where the drink, kvass is a favorite. It's so popular that Coca-Cola plans to bottle and sell its own version. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the story from journalist Vladimir Mikheev in Moscow.
Meeting the Taliban (6:00) February 8, 2007permalink
British journalist Sean Langan met members of the Taliban in person...and was allowed to film it. The resulting documentary, called "Meeting the Taliban," aired on British television. We hear from Langan about his experience.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Colonel Tom Collins, a spokesman for international military forces in Afghanistan, about the call from US commanders for NATO members to send more troops there.
The Daughters of Juarez (8:25) February 8, 2007permalink
Lisa Mullins speaks to Teresa Rodriguez, author of "The Daughters of Juarez -- a True Story of Serial Murder South of the Border." The book recounts the stories of some of the 400 young women murdered in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, since 1993.