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Speed Skate Cheat Gets Two-Year Suspension

US speed skater Simon Cho has been suspended from the sport for two years. The Olympic medalist admits he sabotaged the skates of Olivier Jean during the World Team Championship in 2011. Cho's suspension means he will miss the Winter games in Sochi.

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Arts, Culture & Media

French landmark and wind power

The Geo Quiz is making a pilgrimage of sorts. We're looking for a tiny, tidal island, right off the coast of Normandy in France. A government plan to erect wind turbines nearby is now threatening its status as a World Heritage Site.

Arts, Culture & Media

Reagan remembered in Berlin

Ronald Reagan is remembered around the world for urging Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin wall. Berlin today doesn't even have a Ronald Reagan street. But some in the German capital would like to change that, as Susan Stone reports

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Ivory Coast political standoff continues

The African Union is intervening in the disputed presidential election in Ivory Coast. Incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo has refused to stand aside for the man the UN says won the poll. Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to the BBC's John James in Abidjan.

Conflict & Justice

Mubarak to stay until September

Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak has said he will stay in office and transfer power after September's election. His comments appeared to confound reports he was preparing to stand down immediately. Anchor Lisa Mullins talks with The World's Ben Gilbe