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A charity steps in to help military families whose death benefits have been held up by the federal government shutdown. Also, how the concept of "saving face," a key part of many cultures in Asia, could help end the paralysis in Washington. Plus, the teenage vote in Argentina - now 16- and 17-year olds can vote there.
America's fiscal paralysis sparks concerns around the globe. Also, park rangers in Kenya are being outgunned by poaching gangs. Plus, we explore how rugby deals with the risk of concussions.
A tale of two US raids in Africa. We unpack the raids in Libya and Somalia. Plus, we remember Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, spiritual leader of Israel's Shas party. And, if you receive a call from Stockholm, you may want to take it. It could be someone telling you that you have won a Nobel prize.
Strikes in France are commonplace, so how do public workers there view the US government shutdown. Plus, European banks have their say as they gp head-to-head in dealing with Detroit's bankruptcy. We also go to a neighborhood in Germany where credit cards are out, but BITCOINS are in.
An American professor in Beijing explains the US government shutdown to Chinese students. Also, the effects the shutdown has on the nation's security and intelligence stories. Plus, growing demand for internet search engines that keep your queries private.
As the government shutdown continues, President Obama puts off visits to several Asian nations. Also, the rise and (possible) fall of Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party. And, for the South African students who live in shacks, prom night is a chance to feel glamorous.