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Why global leaders and diplomats who can speak English tend not to speak English at the UN General Assembly. Also, why Sudan's capital is erupting in protests. And why some in Ireland are saying no thanks to Arthur's Day celebrations.
Israelis are skeptical about improved US relations with Iran. Also, we hear about Iran's only Jewish member of parliament, part of the Iranian delegation in New York. And we consider the attack at Nairobi's Westgate mall and what malls in general mean to different cultures.
President Obama's speech at the United Nations signals a willingness to talk with Iran. We'll hear what the president had to say and we'll discuss how the body language of leaders influences diplomacy. And how residents in a Nairobi slum reacted to the terrorist attack in the city's upscale Westgate mall.
Monday on The World: The latest on the violent siege inside a mall in Nairobi, Kenya, and on the Islamist group that has claimed responsibility for it. Also, we explore the protocol of the United Nations General Assembly. What happens if two world leaders unexpectedly meet in hallway or outside the restroom? Plus, Scottish brewers develop a beer you inhale.
A Syrian official calls the civil war in his country "unwinnable." Also, remembering Duke Ellington's concert in Afghanistan 50 years ago this week. And a Canadian physics student explains string theory to the tune of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody."
Friday on The World: A Syrian official calls the civil war in his country "unwinnable." Also, remembering Duke Ellington's concert in Afghanistan 50 years ago this week. And a Canadian physics student explains string theory to the tune of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody."