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Geo Quiz / Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for another name for 'zero latitude.' The answer is the equator. Anchor Marco Werman speaks to David de Rothschild, who is aboard the Plastiki, a sailing vessel made in part of recycled plastic bottles.

Arts, Culture & Media

Jerusalem of Gold

Today's Global Hit; the song that is most connected with Jerusalem Day and the city it celebrates. The song is called 'Yerushalaim Shel Zahav' or 'Jerusalem of Gold.' The song is not without its controversies. Tablet Magazine's Liel Leibovitz explains.

Politics

Afghan leader Karzai in Washington

President Obama has backed Afghan efforts to 'open the door' to Taliban who renounce violence and cut ties with al-Qaeda. He was speaking after talks with President Hamid Karzai. The World's Katy Clark reports.

Politics

'Seismic shift' in British politics

New British Prime Minister David Cameron says the UK's first coalition in decades marks a 'historic and seismic shift' in British politics. The 'special relationship' with the US could change as well. Laura Lynch reports.

Conflict & Justice

Another knife attack in China

There have been several knife attacks on kindergarten students and staff in China The latest was today. At least seven children and one teacher were killed. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Damian Grammaticus, who's in Beijing.