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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the city of Goma, in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. A group of touring clowns arrived there today to entertain thousands of children in refugee camps. The Spanish charity, Clowns Without Borders, has teamed up with the United Nations aid agency, UNHCR. Anchor Katy Clark finds out more from UN spokeswoman, Francesca Fontanini.

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Danger for Mexican journalists

Mexican lawmakers recently passed a bill that says it's a federal offense to threaten or murder a journalist. That says a lot about how dangerous it is for journalists to cover issues like corruption and drug-trafficking in Mexico. The World's Lorne Matalon reports.

Global Politics

Foreign coverage of Washington news

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with journalist Muna Shikaki, Washington correspondent for the Arabic language television channel Al-Arabiya, and Gregor Schmitz of German news magazine Der Spiegel, about how they are covering this week's news from Washington.

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Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for Spain's second largest city. The answer is Barcelona, where the World Association of Newspapers is holding a conference right now. The topic is how newspapers are holding up in the age of the Internet. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Larry Kilman of the World Association of Newspapers.

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Lakers victory cheered in Spain

The L.A. Lakers have a growing fan base in Spain thanks to Spaniard and Laker's forward Pau Gasol. Marco Werman speaks with Raul Barrigon, managing editor of the Madrid-based website "hoopshype," about reaction to the Lakers' NBA victory last night.

Conflict & Justice

The BBC's Persian channel

The Iranian government has clamped down on foreign media coverage. But it's particularly targeting the BBC's new Persian language TV channel. The World's Laura Lynch looks at why the satellite station is so influential.