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Conflict

Hopes rise for a nuclear deal with Iran

The buzz from Geneva is that international talks there on Iran’s nuclear ambitions are approaching a deal. The deal could limit Iran’s nuclear capabilities for a decade or more, in exchange for an easing of sanctions.

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Environment

Laos' sticky situation

The Laos government has set a goal to reforest their nation. Now, scientists are working with farmers to produce profitable harvests by finding higher yielding varieties of the rice that Laotians prefer - sticky rice. On Living on Earth.

Environment

A new electric feel

Capitol Hill's bailout money is electrifying the Motor City. Car writer Jim Motavalli is at the Detroit Auto Show and tells host Jeff Young about the rollout of hybrids and plug-ins. From Living on Earth.

Business, Economics and Jobs

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is China. The kosher food industry is on the rise there as Chinese factory owners hope to tap into the US kosher food market. The BBC's Frances Harrison has that story.

Business, Economics and Jobs

Cola for the Muslim World

Mecca Cola is a popular beverage in the Middle East, and now it's gaining ground in other Muslim parts of the world, and Correspondent Orlando de Guzman reports Mecca Cola is surpassing rivals Coke and Pepsi in predominantly Muslim regions of Thailand.

Conflict & Justice

Sushi strike in Israel

The World's Quil Lawrence tells us why sushi restaurant owners in Israel are planning a strike tomorrow, a move which will certainly attract attention, as sushi is very popular in Israel.