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Geo answer

We asked you to name the capital of Southern Sudan in our Geo Quiz. The answer is Juba. It's a city that Manute Bol knew well.

Arts, Culture & Media

Mrisho Mpoto

Chances are you've never heard of the Tanzanian poet and performance artist Mrisho Mpoto. But in his hometown of Dar es Salaam, the 32-year-old Mpoto is a household name. From PRI's The World.


BP in Russia

BP has had a rough go of it lately. Marco Werman speaks with Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia Group, a political risk research company, and author of 'The End of the Free Market'


Britain's budget pain

Britain's budget deficit has ballooned as the country confronts the recent economic slowdown. This week, the British government plans to unveil an emergency budget that seeks to reduce the deficit with painful cuts. The World's Laura Lynch has a preview.


Where diamonds come from

The World's Marco Werman speaks with Iam Smille, who heads the Diamond Development Initiative. And today, delegates from 70 countries met in Israel to focus on one country in particular?Zimbabwe.


The anti-Sarkozy movement

Former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin has launched a new political movement. From the outside, it looks a lot like an anti-President Sarkozy party. Anita Elash reports.


French soccer fiasco

French President Sarkozy and many in his country are not proud of their national team's performance at the World Cup in South Africa ? or their behavior. Marco Werman talks with Xavier Rivoire, editor of the weekly magazine 'France Football'