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Development & Education

Geo quiz

For today's Geo Quiz, we're going around in circles. Cairo and Beijing have ring roads, London has an orbital, and Washington's got a beltway. We're looking for another of these circular routes. The one we want you to name is in south-west Ireland.


Beijing building gets facelift

In Beijing, an iconic new building designed by architect Rem Koolhaas was much touted by Chinese officials. The building suffered major fire damage last year, and now it's under reconstruction. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.

Lifestyle & Belief

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo quiz is the Beijing-Tibet expressway, where a massive traffic jam stretching 60 miles has clogged the roadway for 9 days. The World's correspondent Mary-Kay Magistad reports.


Tensions between China and Japan

A naval confrontation led to the Japanese detention of a Chinese fishing skipper in disputed waters earlier this month. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details and analysis from the World's Mary Kay Magistad in Beijing.


China still livid at Nobel winner

China is still livid over the awarding of this year's Nobel Peace Prize to jailed dissident, Liu Xiaobo. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the big picture from The World's Beijing correspondent, Mary Kay Magistad.

Conflict & Justice

The China Korea connection

North Korea's attack against a South Korean island has turned attention to North Korea's ally, China. But just how much leverage does Washington have with Beijing? Host Lisa Mullins discusses the issue with BBC diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus.