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An unlikely hero

It has been two weeks since a British couple was released by pirates after being held hostage for more than a year. But now are we learning about the role of a Somali refugee played in the securing the couple's freedom. The World's Laura Lynch has more.

Conflict & Justice

Wikileaks on Somali pirate haul

The latest trove of Wikileak dispatches sheds new light on an arms shipment that came to light when Somali pirates captured a Ukrainian freighter back in 2008. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from the New York Times' Jeffery Gettlemen.

Arts, Culture & Media

The world's poorest countries

Today's Geo Quiz is about money. We Americans aren't feeling very wealthy right now. Most of us are a lot wealthier still than most of the world's 6.8 billion people. Most of them are poor. We want to know which are the 5 poorest countries of the world?

Global Politics

Leaving Malta

Some African migrants manage to move on from Malta ? and find new homes in Europe and in the U.S. This is Phillip Martin's final report in our special series on nomadic migration and skin color.

Conflict & Justice

Daring raid on Somali pirates

South Korean special forces launched a dawn raid today in the Arabian Sea on a freighter captured by pirates. They rescued 21 hostages, killed 8 pirates ad captured five more. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from James Holmes.