Iranian dissident cartoonist warns the West about shaking hands too quickly on a nuclear deal

Global Scan

As a fresh round of negotiations begins on Wednesday to eliminate the threat from Iran’s nuclear program, dissidents join Israel in telling the West to move cautiously. We introduce you to an Iraqi who excels at video games — many set in his home country — and we celebrate World Toilet Day. That and more, in today’s Global Scan.

Truffles wait on a silver platter to be sold at the International Truffle Auction in Alba, Italy.

It may smell funny, but the elusive white truffle fetches a fortune

Lifestyle & Belief

Jobs scarce, more Italians volunteering on organic farms

Unemployed Italians Try Organic Farming

The World

First Rate Bird Calling Contest

The World

Virginians Versus Disney

Thomas Lalley reports from the rolling hills of Piedmont, Virginia on a planned project by the Magic Kingdom people that some residents find less than magical. Disney Corporation’s proposed historical theme park will bring jobs and 200 million dollars in infrastructure improvement to the area. But some local environmentalists think the project will cause suburban […]