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Just hours remain for Western nations and Iran to strike a nuclear deal. Plus, Ben & Jerry's has developed a new ice cream flavor specifically for Passover. Also, listen to the story of a six-second drum solo that has been sampled on more than 1,500 songs. Now, some DJs want to ensure that creator of the original song gets his due ... and some cash.
Summer Nasser is American, but she's currently stuck in war-torn Yemen amid air strikes and wants the US government to get her and other citizens out. Plus, the BBC's Barbara Plett brings us the latest on the Iran nuclear negotiations underway in Switzerland. Also, we hear about the effort to get more women involved in Turkish politics.
Nigerians head to the polls this weekend. What's at stake for Africa's most populous nation? Plus, Mexican immigrants to the United States have trouble when they try to return home. Also, we hear about America's strange history of vaccinations, and George Washington's key role.
What will Saudi air strikes in Yemen mean for the volatile mix that is the Middle East? Also, we hear how the Germanwings crash investigation focuses new attention on post-9/11 rules about cockpit safety. Later, musicians in the Nile River basin are helping their region tackle its drought problems.
Today, we start with the latest on the crash of a Germanwings Airbus A320 on Tuesday. Also, new Americans find a path to prosperity through California's gardens. Later, DJ Edu tells us about his continent-wide search for the best nightclub in Africa.
An Iranian general is making a name for himself in the fight against ISIS — and a lot of other places. Then, it's been one year since the start of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, but how close is it to being over? Plus, a play focuses on a female drone pilot who is pregnant and wrestling with the ethics of killing from a distance.