For today's geoquiz we're in search of an East African country that's celebrating 50 years of independence today. On July 1st 1960, this country had been administered by the UK and Italy, and became one republic. The answer is Somalia.
While international media focused on ethnic tension in 2007 in Mathare, a local non-profit called Slum TV told the stories of residents who helped each other survive. The World's Matthew Brunwasser has the story.
President Obama will have a lot on his plate during his visit to Indonesia. But many Indonesians seem more interested in what will be on the president's dinner plate Their top choice is a meatball soup called bakso. Chad Bouchard reports from Jakarta.
Today's Geo Quiz is about money. We Americans aren't feeling very wealthy right now. Most of us are a lot wealthier still than most of the world's 6.8 billion people. Most of them are poor. We want to know which are the 5 poorest countries of the world?
At least four people died in overnight clashes in Tunisia despite a curfew and the deployment of troops, opposition officials have said. The nationwide protests have been fueled by anger at poverty, unemployment and corruption. Clark Boyd reports.