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Global Politics

Geo answer

Change is in the air in Nepal, the answer to our Geo Quiz today. Nepal's new national assembly voted today to formally abolish the country's monarchy. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from the BBC's Rabindra Mishra in the capital Kathmandu.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For our Geo Quiz, we're looking for Nepal's largest city. The answer is Kathmandu. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with California art collector Michelle Page about local Nepali artists who specialize in painting portraits of dogs for American pet owners.

Global Politics

Child soldiers in Nepal

Jeb Sharp speaks with Radhika Coomaraswamy, the UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict about the use of child soldiers by Maoists in Nepal and the efforts to release them back into society.

Global Politics

Finland loses weight, Nepal gets help

An anonymous millionaire is sponsoring an unusual weight loss campaign in Finland. For every 2 pounds shed by Finns ? 20 dollars will go to fund education for children in Nepal. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Finnish reporter Heli Keskinen.

Arts, Culture & Media

Cleaning up Mount Everest

A team of Sherpas is gearing up to ascend Everest to remove thousands of pounds of garbage from elevations known as the ?death zone.' The group may also recover the remains of climbers who died. The BBC's Joanna Jolly speaks with anchor Marco Werman.

Conflict & Justice

Day three of Nepal strike

In Nepal, armed police are escorting emergency supplies of food and fuel into the capital, Kathmandu, on day three of a general strike that has crippled the country. Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest from the BBC's Jo Jolly, in Kathmandu.