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Capt. Michel Bacos, Entebbe hijacking hero, dies at 95

Michel Bacos chose to stay with his Jewish passengers who were being held hostage in Entebbe, Uganda, in 1976. He "took over immediately as a real captain and as a real commander, remembers one of the youngest passengers on the flight.

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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

For today's global hit, The World's Gerry Hadden catches up with four brothers who've shunned the commercial music world to play traditional French music.

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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.

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Geo answer

Today's answer is Paris. It's the latest stop on Andy Pag's trip from Athens to London. Lisa Mullins speaks with Pag about the car he's using for the trip. It runs on vegetable oil.

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Global Hit Soha

Thomas Marzahl profiles young French singer Soha. She was born in Marseille to Algerian immigrant parents. Now she has a multi-lingual album that reflects a range of rhythms from Cuban son and French chanson to jazz and soul.

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Global Hit Fairuz

Many listeners wrote in after last week's conversation with singer Angelique Kidjo about music on her iPod. One song stood out for listeners as a memory from their past, but it had a different title. The World's Marco Werman tries to crack the case.