Yemen

Conflict & Justice

No accredited Western reporters remain to witness a huge military offensive against al-Qaeda in Yemen

One of the largest military offensives against al-Qaeda in Yemen, involving US air strikes and Yemeni ground troops, began about three weeks ago. At the same time, there's been an uptick in the number of attacks, kidnappings and assassinations in Yemen's capital. But the number of Western journalists there to cover it has dwindled to zero in recent days.

Global Scan

So just where will the NSA stop?

A judge rules against the NSA's widespread surveillance, while Edward Snowden applauds and offers to help Brazil block NSA eavesdropping on its citizens. Also, an international spat begins when the US arrests an Indian diplomat for underpaying her housekeeper. And the Boston Globe finds mental illness may have played a role in the Boston Marathon bombing. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Global Politics

Yemenia crash survivor

Anchor Lisa Mullins has the latest on the rescue of the sole survivor of the Yemenia aircraft that crashed in the Indian ocean yesterday. The fourteen year-old girl survived the crash by clinging to a piece of plane debris for more than 12 hours.

Arts, Culture & Media

Child divorce in Yemen

A recent divorce case in Yemen has attracted international attention, and that's because it's a 10-year old girl who's divorcing a husband nearly three times her age, as Correspondent Borzou Daragahi has her story.

Global Politics

Syria: Alternate Endings

The international community is debating military intervention in Syria again, while some are pushing for a "Yemen Option," giving Syria's President safe haven abroad in exchange for relinquishing power.