Most Commented Stories Tagged: Marco Werman

Politics

Son of Babylon

Bombs are still going off in Baghdad, but one Iraqi filmmaker hasn't let that stop production on his new feature film Son of Babylon. Mohammed Al Daradji tells host Marco Werman about his new project.

Conflict & Justice

Olympic note

Officials powered up about a thousand security cameras in and around Vancouver in advance of the Winter Games starting there later this month. Anchor Marco Werman explains the electronic surveillance is making some privacy watchdogs there nervous.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a European capital that's home to the Carlsberg Brewery. The answer is Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Jens Bekke, a spokesperson for Carlsberg.

Politics

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz was inspired by the stories of Sinbad the Sailor. In ?One Thousand and One Nights,? Sinbad recounts his voyages on the high seas. The question we asked was, which sea? A conservative group in Egypt is calling for the book to be banned..

Politics

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Japanese city of Nagoya which next month hosts the Grand Sumo Tournament. The major Sumo competition that comes as a Sumo gambling scandal in Japan widens. Anchor Marco Werman get details from Mike Wesemann.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's geo quiz we were looking for the name of the neighborhood in Cuba's capital city of Havana that enjoyed days of glitz and glamour before the Cuban revolution.

Arts, Culture & Media

Garotas Suecas

You may recall the band Brazilian Girls. It's somewhat misnamed: there are no girls from Brazil in it. Along comes a band from Brazil called Garotas Suecas. That means Swedish Girls, but, again, no girls from Sweden. The World's Marco Werman has more.

Conflict & Justice

On the ground in Cairo

Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest on Egypt's anti-government protests from The World's Matthew Bell, who is reporting on events on the ground in Cairo, and speaking to a cross-section of Egyptians in the process.