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Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asks for the names of 3 countries who were among the first to pass laws making voting mandatory. The three countries we had in mind are Belgium, Argentina and Australia.

Environment

Geo answer

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with paleontologist Paul Sereno from the University of Chicago about his discovery of a new kind of dinosaur fossil. The discovery took place in Africa's Sahara Desert -- which is the answer to today's Geo Quiz.

Citizenship questions

Australians are questioning whether their national citizenship test contains appropriate questions, and some think they smack of racism, as The World's Alex Gallafent reports on what the questions on citizenship tests say about various countries.

Geo quiz and answer

Today's answer is the Australian city of Sydney, where a summer arts festival is fully underway. Reporter Sheri Fink sends us an audio postcard.

Geo answer

Today's answer is the Australian state of New South Wales, where an exodus of sheep shearers is adding to the woes of an already troubled wool industry. Reporter Phil Mercer has the story.

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