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Global Politics

Which Way Will Greece Go?

Greeks go to the polls on June 17th with the financial crisis weighing heavily on them. Some are finding hope in a left-wing coalition called Syriza. But others question whether the party, and it's young leader, are fit to govern.

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Arts, Culture & Media

Social Security in Japan

The winner of Japan's national elections, the Democratic Party, is promising to revive the nation's economy. It also has challenges with an aging Japan. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Len Schoppa, professor of politics at the University of Virginia

Conflict & Justice

Geo Quiz and answer

We're looking for a British territory in the Caribbean that has thrived on its status as one of the world's major tax havens, but now may be edging closer to bankruptcy.

Global Politics

Europe's high speed rail

President Obama's stimulus plan includes billions to help jump-start a new network of high-speed trains. But the future of rail is already a reality in other parts of the world, including Japan, China and as Kathleen Schalch reports, the European Union.

Conflict & Justice

Sarkozy pushes for carbon tax

French President Nicholas Sarkozy wants to impose a carbon tax on households and businesses that emit greenhouse gases. But the French say they feel too taxed already. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Guillaume Debre of the French TV Channel TF-1.

Conflict & Justice

China stays ahead of economic slump

It's been just about a year since the start of the global economic crisis, and China's doing better than most. Today, China's premier said the country's economy experienced 7 % growth since the start of 2009. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.

Environment

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for an island nation in the Indian Ocean with a sinking economy, one that's literally in danger of going under due to rising sea levels. The answer is the Maldives.

Global Politics

Government vs. media in Turkey

The World's Aaron Schachter reports that authorities have charged the country's largest media group with tax evasion. Some critics say it's a brazen attempt to stifle Turkey's media others say the media moguls are getting what they deserve.