Silvio Berlusconi has again avoided prosecution. A new law allows him to skip court if he's 'busy with government business.' But Berlusconi's hardest struggle may be with a coalition partner. The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Rome.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Simon Calder, travel editor for the Independent newspaper about the lingering effects of the travel disruptions. Though the ash cloud from the Icelandic volcano has receded somewhat, many travelers remain stranded.
Those looking for signs of hope in Zimbabwe won't get it from the International Monetary Fund. As The World's Laura Lynch reports from Harare, gains are more than matched by the problems that still plague the nation.
Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Michael Voss in Havana, about the protesters known as 'The Ladies in White.'; wives and mothers of jailed opposition activists. Lately their peaceful marches have been disrupted by crowds of pro-government supporters.
Magicians sometimes compare their art to that of storytellers. But The World's Alex Gallafent tells us that for some foreign-born magicians, their language barriers can sometimes affect their performances.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Togo. A few months back, Togo took out an ad in the New York Times, saying it was open for business for tourists. But what would a tourist go to Togo to see? We hear in a report from Anna Boiko-Weyrach.
The songs of Townes van Zandt have been covered by everyone from Emmylou Harris to Steve Earle from Willie Nelson to Norah Jones. Now, Israeli singer David Broza has turned some of Townes Van Zandt's poems into songs.
Greece has asked for the activation of a financial rescue package. It had hoped that just the promise of EU support, would have been be enough. But Greece's problems have continued. The World's Jason Margolis has more about the potential ramifications.
British voters go to the polls on May 6th. The American-style TV face-offs have injected extraordinary energy into the campaign. They've also helped elevate the Liberal Democrats. Jeb Sharp talks with Basham Patrick, who directs the Democracy Institute.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned North Korea today about 'engaging in provocative actions.' Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad about the growing tensions between the two Koreas.
Anchor Jeb Sharp catches up with Rabbi Mark Glickman about his visit to the Cairo Genizah in Old Cairo, Egypt. The Cairo Genizah is one of the great troves of Jewish medieval documents to be discovered in modern times.
Scientists in Ireland have uncovered cases of mistaken fish identity. A quarter of cod and haddock fillets sold in Dublin are neither cod, nor haddock, but completely different species. Anchor Jeb Sharp has details.
Nigeria plans to execute more than 300 prisoners on death row. There hasn't been an official execution in eight years. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Shehu Sani, president of the Civil Rights Congress and a former political prisoner.
The World Cup opens in South Africa in seven weeks. 360,000 foreign spectators are expected to bring their enthusiasm and money to South Africa. But some South Africans view the World Cup as a burden. We'll learn why from The World's Laura Lynch.
A World Cup sticker is considered a prized souvenir. So much so that gunmen in Brazil have apparently stolen hundreds of thousands of the stickers from the Sao Paolo company that distributes them. Anchor Jeb Sharp has more.