Global Politics

Afghan refugees wonder, 'what about us?'

Earlier this summer, Syrians were the majority of people risking the journey to Europe, but now the makeup of the inflatable boats reaching the shores of the Lesbos has changed: Iraqis, Iranians and Bangladeshis are arriving in greater and greater numbers.


A Danish city is giving its jihadis a second chance

Aarhus is Denmark's capital of jihadi activity — a full third of the Danes who have gone to fight in Syria come from the port city. But when the fighters try and return home, they're given counseling, medical care and other assistance — instead of jail time.

Global Scan

The US government is spending millions to save a few dozen fish

In Death Valley, Nevada, there's a hole that is home to just a few dozen fish. But these aren't any fish — they were at the center of an environmental debate over endangered species that went to the Supreme Court some 40 years ago. Meanwhile, a British man gets a new bionic hand for less than $500. And Denmark is considering a ban on elective circumcision. Those stories and more in today's Global Scan.



A long taxi ride

The World's Marco Werman speaks with Kern Schierson about his cab ride from Copenhagen to Madrid ? a ride made necessary by the volcano flight cancellations.

Lifestyle & Belief

Geo Quiz / Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz lies off the coast of Copenhagen. The strait is called the Oresund. Marianne Faerch is with the bus company that came up with idea of outfitting busses with bright red 'love seats' to encourage more flirting and smiling.

Arts, Culture & Media

Rene Redzepi's Nordic cuisine

Lisa Mullins speaks with two Michelin star chef Rene Redzepi about his new cookbook of Nordic cuisine. Redzepi runs the award-winning restaurant NOMA in Copenhagen, Denmark. In 2010, it was ranked as the Best Restaurant in the World.


The most appealing island destination

For the Geo Quiz we were looking for a cluster of islands in the North Atlantic about halfway between Iceland and Norway and has been selected by the National Geographic Traveler as the most appealing island destination.

Lifestyle & Belief

Reverberations from 2005 Muhammad cartoon

Today in a Danish court a Somali man said he was only trying to scare Kurt Westergaard when he broke into his home. Westergaard was the author of a controversial caricature of the Prophet Muhammad. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Carol Hills.