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Geo answer

Today's quiz answer is the Democratic Republic of Congo. Anchor David Baron speaks with Adam Hokeschild, author of 'King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa.'

Conflict & Justice

Arrest in Kyrgyzstan

Authorities in Kyrgyzstan arrested a nephew of the country's deposed president. He is accused of playing a key role in organizing the ethnic rioting that killed hundreds of people. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBC's Tom Esslemont.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Quiz and answer

Today's Geo Quiz takes us to the Horn of Africa, where an international team of scientists is studying a 35-mile long crack that opened up in the Afar region of Ethiopia in 2005. Afar is the answer to our Geo Quiz.

Arts, Culture & Media

Salif Keita

The singer from Mali was born with white skin. His albino condition helped shape his life and his musical career. He talks about that, and performs songs from his new album. Marco Werman's speaks with him.

Politics

Economic summits in Canada

President Barack Obama has called for the G20 to pull together to promote economic growth, saying that world economies are inextricably linked. As the World's Jason Margolis tell us, there is some serious division about what's best for the world economy.