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Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's answer is Stuttgart, Germany. It's where the U.S. military has headquartered its new Africa command center - AFRICOM.

Global Politics

Financial contagion

Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to John Authers, Global Investment Editor at the Financial Times in New York about the globally-contagious nature of the U.S. financial crisis.

Business, Economics and Jobs

Overseas bailout

As the U.S. bailout plan stumbles on Capitol Hill, European banks are suffering from their exposure to the U.S. crisis. The World's Laura Lynch reports that governments in Europe have had to intervene with bailouts of their own.

Scotching the Wind

Developers try to harness the wind in the area of Scotland known as the on the Isle of Lewis, but locals would rather protect their peat-- a traditional source of fuel.

Global Politics

New reminders of the Cold War

This weekend a former defense ministry official in Estonia was arrested for treason. The official is suspected of selling NATO secrets to Russia. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Edward Lucas, deputy editor of "The Economist," about the case.

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In 'The Humorist,' Soviet comedy is no joke

Michael Idov's new film, “The Humorist,” captures the oxymoronic nature of state-sanctioned Soviet comedy and the downfall of the system through the eyes of character, Boris Arkadiev.

Why transcripts of Trump's calls with heads of state are so hard to get

A US intelligence official filed a whistleblower complaint citing a July 25 telephone call in which Trump asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Biden and his son Hunter. The whistleblower says this wasn't the first time under the Trump administration that a telephone conversation record was placed into a codeword-level system to protect politically sensitive information. Tom Blanton of the National Security Archive spoke to The World about the "codeword-level" system.