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Conflict & Justice

Rise in attacks against Roma

2008 was a bad year for Europe's largest minority group, the Roma. Attacks against Roma minorities are on the rise in many countries, including the Czech Republic -- as The World's Gerry Hadden reports.


Celebrate globally; buy locally

Environmentalists in Europe want to reduce the carbon footprint of the holidays. They're promoting the purchase of locally grown Christmas trees. The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Prague.


Nukes in central and eastern Europe

Countries in Central and Eastern Europe are taking a new look at nuclear energy. Proponents say the construction of nuclear plants could provide greater energy independence while reducing emissions of greenhouse gases.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we wanted you to name an central European capital known for its spires. The answer is Prague, in the Czech Republic. A radio station there is at the center of a controversy over free speech. The World's David Leveille has the story.