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Sports

Who gets the World Cup next?

In about two days time, governing body FIFA will announce the next locale for the largest sporting event in the world. We're joined by the BBC's Alex Capstick from Geneva.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Answer-Global Hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Corner Brook in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Celtic music producer Brian O'Donovan samples some of the music being showcased there at the East Coast Music Awards (ECMA). It's a festival devoted to Atlantic Canada's diverse musical styles.

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Kate McAlpine writes Large Hadron Collider Rap

Some people learn science from books, and physics from looking at traces of tiny particles ... or, for the general public, you can just hook up your iPod. Kate McAlpine penned the 'Large Hadron Rap' months ago, and it's gotten 1.6 million views since hitting Youtube. McAlpine talks physics with the Takeaway from Geneva, Switzerland.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Geneva, Switzerland. The world's newest particle accelerator laboratory called the Large Hadron Collider is located near Geneva. Lisa Mullins speaks with Kate McAlpine, a science writer with the project and the author of a rap music video that explains the collider's goals.

Global Politics

U.S. interest section in Iran?

An American envoy is heading to Geneva this weekend as part of a negotiation team to discuss Iran's nuclear program, and there's widespread speculation the U.S. is considering opening an Interests Section in the Iranian capital

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Former UN leader Kofi Annan dies in Switzerland

In Geneva, the Kofi Annan Foundation announced his peaceful death after a short undisclosed illness with "immense sadness", saying he was surrounded in his last days by his second wife Nane and children Ama, Kojo and Nina.

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