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Global Hit

The World's Marco Werman explains how an international dance sound from Angola ended up in Portugal and took Europe by storm. The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Luanda, the capital of Angola.

Conflict & Justice

Yemen's fight with al Qaeda

The US helping Yemen fight al-Qaeda should not pressure to carry out reforms, Yemen's foreign minister Abu Bakr al-Qirbi said this week. Jeb Sharp speaks with Ali Muthana, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs for Yemen about Yemen's relationship with the US.

Global Politics

al Qaeda in Canada

An al Qaeda-inspired plot is making headlines in Canada. It involves a home-grown plot that allegedly targeted major landmarks in Toronto. This week, one of the alleged ringleaders went on trial. Anita Elash has more from Toronto.

Global Politics

The poet of Baghdad

Nabeel Yasin is a highly-acclaimed Iraqi poet who was blacklisted in his country for refusing to write poems glorifying Saddam Hussein's regime. Now he's back in his homeland where he's running for prime minister. Jeb Sharp talks with Yasin.

Conflict & Justice

Togo tragedy sparks security concerns

The World's William Troop reports that South African officials are fending off questions about security at next summer's soccer World Cup. Concerns have been raised following a machine gun attack on Togo's national soccer team at a tournament in Angola.

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