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Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit and Geo Answer

The World's Marco Werman tells us about the Music of Cyprus project. It's a Boston-based initiative spearheaded by Turkish Cypriot Mehmet Sanliko. As for the answer to our Geo Quiz today, what are the three largest Mediterranean islands, the answer is Sicily, Sardinia, and Cyprus.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit and geo answer

For today's Global Hit, The World's Marco Werman introduces us to Eugene Rodriguez and his band, Los Cenzontles. The Bay Area group is about a lot more than fusing Mexican and American music. In fact it's a front band for a community arts center created to help Mexican-American immigrant kids stay out of trouble.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The World's Marco Werman introduces us to Portuguese pop-rockers Cla. Their music doesn't sound like Portugal's traditional fado music. But the sentimental impulse is there.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The World's Marco Werman presents the just-released CD by two of Cuba's greatest living musicians, Pablo Milanes and Chucho Valdes. For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the body of water where Cyclone Aila gathered strength. The massive storm went ashore in India and Bangladesh...but it began over the Bay of Bengal -- the answer to our quiz.

Politics

Pre-election violence in Afghanistan

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Aaron Schachter about Taliban attacks ahead of Afghanistan's presidential election later this month. Schachter reports on the Afghan national army's preparations for security during the upcoming election.