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Lifestyle & Belief

France braces as it prepares for backlash over magazine's publication of Mohammad cartoons

A French magazine ignited a storm of controversy on Wednesday when it published a series of cartoons that lampoon and mock the Islamic Prophet Mohammad. The publication comes just days after a video produced in the United States, also deemed offensive to Muslims, set off days of protests across the Middle East and Africa.

Conflict & Justice

I am Muslim; I am Charlie

A shaken France is hoping the tragedy and drama of this week are now over. The two brothers suspected of carrying out that murderous attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo are now dead. The fact that the suspects have been linked to Islamic extremist groups has raised all sorts of alarms in France and beyond. That's also sparked fear of a backlash against France's Muslim community.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Simon Broughton, editor of a British music magazine called "Songlines." The magazine is celebrating its 50th edition with a list of "50 Great Moments in World Music."

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for a region in France where you can still find some snail farming. But most of the snails that wind up on French dinner plates come from Eastern Europe. And lately, the snail supply is drying up. Anita Elash reports on France's escargot shortage.