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Happy Thanksgiving! Today on The World, the French effort to bring Russia into a broad anti-ISIS coalition. Then we turn to Paris, where we meet a couple of Americans who call the French capital home. They reflect on the Paris attacks and the aftermath, and on the special meaning Thanksgiving has for them this year. And back here in the US, we visit Fremont, California, home to one of the country's largest Afghan populations. For Thanksgiving, one market there offers up turkeys cooked Afghan-style.
Even under normal circumstances, Thanksgiving is a hard time to travel, but this year, the holiday season is getting under way amid a worldwide travel alert issued by the US State Department. Also today, we highlight a new series of reports about meth production and distribution in Asia. Plus, we hear how Muslims in one Canadian town are dealing with a suspected hate crime against their local mosque.
Turkish forces shoot down a Russian fighter jet on the border between Syria and Turkey. The Turks insist the Russian plane was in their airspace, but the Russians disagree. Plus, Muslims in the West talk about occupuying a Muslim "gray zone." Also, we take a look at a couple of immigrant entrepreneurs in Los Angeles who are trying to take their success beyond their own ethnic communities.
Brussels is on lockdown for the third day in a row, as authorities continue to hunt for surviving suspects in the Paris attacks. Plus, we bring you a profile of one of the many Canadians who are sponsoring Syrian refugees. We also take a look at the new leader of Argentina.
We hear about a new attack — this time in the West African nation of Mali, where more than 100 people were taken hostage. Plus, a former State Department official explains how procedures have changed when dealing with the hostage standoffs. Also, it's been one week since the attacks in Paris. We check in a mother and daughter in Paris who are responded in two very different ways.
French police raided an apartment believed to house the man suspected of planning last Friday's attacks in Paris. We'll update what police encountered. We also hear from some residents of a Belgian neighborhood where many of the suspected attackers lived. Plus, we hear more about the vetting process for refugees seeking to settle in the United States.