Morteza Pashaei was only 30 years old when he died of pancreatic cancer on Friday. The news of his death sent thousands of Iranians into the street to pay tribute to the pop singer, who was a huge star among his country's young people.
Iran and the US have one week to come up with a deal to control Iran’s nuclear programs in exchange for relaxed sanctions. Those restrictions have taken a major toll on Iran, and citizens of the country are primed for an agreement.
Vladimir Putin has spent the past year pushing the West around, directly and indirectly. This week, he sent Russian tanks into Ukraine, seemingly in violation of a cease-fire deal. And now he's pushing a deal with Iran that he says will resolve that country's nuclear problem.
Canadian Bryan Adams is known best for his music — but he's also known for his photography. But his latest work, which is on exhibition in London through January, brings attention to Britain's war wounded. That story and more in today's Global Scan.
Jon Stewart's The Daily Show is a cultural touchstone for millions of Americans. But last year, Stewart took some time off from the show, to produce a movie — real, not satire. And he did it mostly on a whim. With that accomplished, Stewart is beginning to look at the future, but he's holding his cards close.
In a prison memoir, misery and pain are usually staples. But in "Rosewater," the story of Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari's time in Tehran's Evin Prison, dark humor and the absurd are given equal time.
India's new prime minister wants to clean up his country — and he's making all of his underlings go along with it. A leader in Delhi, though, may have missed the point. That story and more in today's Global Scan.
Thousands of Iranians took to the streets on Wednesday in Tehran and Isfahan, the city that's seen at least eight acid attacks on women over the past couple of months. The attacks have left young women fearful of going out and many Iranians demanding better security.
Brazilian supermodel Fernanda Lima has received a torrent of online abuse from Iranian soccer fans, following her appearance at last week's World Cup draw. Lima's dress was too revealing for Iranian TV, which interrupted the live program every time the cameras focused on the model — which was often.
Relations between the US and Iran have been so bad for so long that there may be an understandable urge to make up for lost time, and get right down to business. But that may not be best in the long run
As one of the first black women to ever appear on German television, Mo Asumang has faced her share of hate — mainly from the neo-Nazis of Germany. And she decided to confront the haters, including American KKK members, in a documentary exploring how the Nazi's appropriated the Aryan identity from Iran.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with energy analyst and author Michael Klare about the global appetite energy economy; Klare's new books is titled, "Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy.ï¿½
President Obama reached out to Iran today in his speech outlining his new plan for Pakistan and Afghanistan. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Los Angles Times correspondent Borzou Daragahi about recent changes in Iranian-American relations.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Borzou Daragahi, Middle East correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, about reaction in Iran to President Obama's speech, and about last night's presidential debate in Tehran between the incumbent and his main challenger.
Anchor Katy Clark reports that protests against the results of Iran's presidential election flared up again in Tehran today. One demonstration was at the grave of an opposition supporter killed last month.