Beijing

Global Politics

Olympic package

The World's Katy Clark reports on past instances when politics intruded on the Olympic Games; some activists would like to see a boycott of the Beijing Olympics that China will host in August.

Conflict & Justice

Olympics protest zones

Chinese Olympics authorities announced today that they're setting up special protest zones in public parks, but as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports, protesters will still be required to sign up with Chinese authorities in advance.

Conflict & Justice

No protests in China's protest park

China announced a few weeks back that it was designating three official protest zones in public parks, but park officials say no one's come, and some who have applied for permits have been detained. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing.

Development & Education

Geo quiz

For today's Geo Quiz, we're going around in circles. Cairo and Beijing have ring roads, London has an orbital, and Washington's got a beltway. We're looking for another of these circular routes. The one we want you to name is in south-west Ireland.