Turkey

Arts, Culture & Media

Global hit

Reporter Meribeth Deen has a profile of the Turkish band Orient Expressions. The Istanbul band blends electronica, jazz and Turkish traditional folk music.

Arts, Culture & Media

Translating Judy Blume

Zarife Öztürk works at a publishing house in Istanbul. A few years ago she made it her mission to translate Judy Blume's children's books into Turkish. Öztürk fell in love with Blume's books when she was 10 years old, and about to attend school in America for the first time. Produced by Michele Siegel.

Sports

College hoops and the world

The World's Katy Clark reports that one of the teams still in the NCAA basketball tournament -- Davidson -- has recruited many of its players from abroad.

Global Politics

Global views of America

Anchor Marco Werman speaks to a young Washington Post reporter who traveled around the globe for a year to find out how the world views the United States; Amar Bakshi says the people he spoke to expressed a wide range of emotions

Arts, Culture & Media

Global hit / Geo answer

The World's Alex Gallafent takes us to the Turkish city, Istanbul, to meet Selim Sesler. One British newspaper dubbed Sesler 'the Coltrane of the clarinet'. The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Norway -- the country with the highest female representation on corporate boards.

Turkish troops in Northern Iraq

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with LA Times correspondent Borzou Daragahi in Iraq about Turkey's military incursion into Northern Iraq where Turkish troops are on a mission to destroy bases in Iraq used by Kurdish militants to launch attacks

Turkish troops enter northern Iraq

Turkey has launched a cross-border military operation into Northern Iraq and Turkish military officials say they'll the continue until they eliminate the threat from Kurdish separatist rebels

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