The World's Alex Gallafent looks at how the news of Egypt is being presented in the US. In many cases, it's being packaged using narratives that reflect American values. It means that Americans are getting competing interpretations of what's happeni
Lisa Mullins speaks with Teru Kuwayama of Basetrack, a media project following a US Marine battalion's deployment in Afghanistan. Basetrack's embedded journalists were unexpectedly asked to leave the battalion.
The World's Marco Werman tells us about the poetry and life of the late Andree Chedid, born in Egypt and most recently of Paris, France. Chedid, who won the 1979 Goncourt prize for literature for "Time And The Body".
The poetic tradition in North Africa has also woven its way into more modern forms of expression. One group of Libyan exiles has assembled some of the best tracks into a compilation. The World's Clark Boyd reports.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with correspondent Thanassis Cambanis, who's in Tahrir Square. He reports that hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters continued to demand President Mubarak's resignation, despite a number of government concessio
The political opposition in Yemen is growing, and threatening the stability of the country's long-time leader. The BBC's Natalia Antelava tells anchor Lisa Mullins that protesters in Yemen are hampered by a lack of unity and little access to social me
The Egyptian economy is taking a beating, while the anti-government demonstrations continue. But life in Egypt is starting to feel a little more normal, as banks and businesses re-open. The World's Matthew Bell reports.
Israel has been anxiously following events in Egypt, worried about how the unrest could affect the peace treaty between the two countries. But as Daniel Estrin reports, Israelis are now worried about their energy security, too.
In official China, Mandarin is favored over all other dialects. That has had a knock-on effect here in the US, where Cantonese used to be the dominant Chinese language. Reporter Nina Porzucki reports from New York on how Cantonese is faring.
The African Union is intervening in the disputed presidential election in Ivory Coast. Incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo has refused to stand aside for the man the UN says won the poll. Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to the BBC's John James in Abidjan.
Tunisia's anti-government revolution inspired protesters in Egypt. Reporter Sabri Ben-Achour of station WAMU is just back from the North African nation. He tells anchor Lisa Mullins what has changed for the people of Tunisia, and what has not.
Social networking sites make is easy to share our lives online. But, too much sharing can be disastrous. Numerous projects are underway to give people the ability to remove the offending material. The World's Technology Correspondent Clark Boyd reports.