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Global Scan

'Egypt's Jon Stewart' is still off the air

Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef, described as Egypt's version of Daily Show host Jon Stewart, found himself without a TV network after his show was pulled by his own network last week, with no sign he'd be allowed back on. Plus, the Philippines are reeling after the strong storm to make landfall ever recorded slammed into the island nation. Those stories and more in today's Global Scan.

Global Politics

Some Turks reconsidering Arabic connection to Turkish language

Turkey is a country at the intersection of east and west, literally. The majority of the country in Asia, part in Europe. Majority Islamic, but the Turkish language is written in Latin script, rather than Arabic. But it wasn't always so. And now, some Turks are trying to once more learn the Arabic script version of Turkish.