More protests as Egypt’s opposition rejects President Morsi’s call for dialogue. Also, Spain pushes Catalans to use the Spanish language more in their schools. Plus, the push to export Korean pop music beyond the Gangnam Style craze.
There were more protests on Friday against Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi, as the opposition is rejecting his call for a dialogue. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World’s Matthew Bell in Cairo.
Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi still retains the support of many Egyptians, particularly members of the Muslim Brotherhood. Marco Werman speaks to Gehad El-Haddad, a chief adviser to the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo, about President Morsi’s call for a dialogue with his opponents.
Typhoon Bopha seemed to come almost out of nowhere. It came outside of the usual typhoon season and hit a part of the country that’s off the usual storm track, leaving more than 400 dead, nearly as many missing, and more than 300,000 homeless.
The World’s Gerry Hadden has lived in Catalonia for eight years. He speaks English, Spanish, French and German. But not Catalan. No matter that his kids speak it, his neighbors speak it, the stars of mighty FC Barcelona speak it. Gerry doesn’t speak Catalan because he doesn’t need to.
Twenty-five years ago, at the height of the Cold War, a Soviet court sentenced 19-year-old West German Mathias Rust to four years in prison. He flew a single engine plane into Moscow and taxied into Red Square.
George Steinmetz is the photographer behind a new book of aerial photographs called “Desert Air.” Steinmetz took all the shots while riding a motorized paraglider, capturing unique views of desert landscapes from above.
A 7.3-magnitude quake struck off Japan’s eastern coast on Friday, it triggered a tsunami alert in the same region of northeastern Japan that was devastated by last year’s massive quake and tsunami. The Geo Quiz wants you to name that region.
The “Gangnam Style” music video by South Korean musician PSY is now the most watched online video ever. But what most viewers don’t know is that “Gangnam Style” is just the tip of the iceberg in a massive government-backed effort to export Korean pop music, or K-pop, all over the globe.