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Obama's foreign policy

Today, some of the Barack Obama's foreign policy advisers spoke to international visitors at the Democratic convention in Denver. The World's Matthew Bell tells Lisa Mullins about the meeting.

Russia ups the ante

Russia's president, Dmitry Medvedev, recognizes the Georgian regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia as independent states.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for the site of a famous battle between Russia and Sweden that took place 299 years ago. The answer is the Ukrainian city of Poltava. The World's Jason Margolis tells us that plans for a 300th anniversary commemoration are stirring up old feelings.

The Russian view

Ivan Soltanovsky, Russia's deputy ambassador to NATO, on Russia's position regarding Georgia.

Baseball behind barbed wire

An audio slideshow of Japanese and Japanese-American internment during World War II, and how baseball became a lifeline for those in the camps.

Global Politics

European divisions on Russia and Georgia

EU countries have agreed in principle to send peacekeepers to the Georgian breakaway province of South Ossetia, but former Soviet bloc countries in the EU want to see a stronger condemnation of Russia, as The World's Gerry Hadden has more.

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