The majority of monuments erected in Iraq by Saddam Hussein have been destroyed or defaced, but some still stand. The fate of those remaining monuments has pitted preservationists against Iraqis eager to forget the past. Susannah George reports.
We head to south-central Europe now for the Geo Quiz. The country we're looking for shares borders with Italy, Croatia, Hungary and Austria. It's got lots of mountains but also a sliver of waterfront property on the Adriatic Sea.
The Baryshnikov Arts Center is hosting a show; ï¿½Spectral Scriabin'. Eteri Andjaparidze and Jennifer Tipton are creating a music-theater work in which the music of Scriabin merges with a display of color and light. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has acknowledged that his office has received cash from Iran, but insists it was part of a transparent process. Lisa Mullins gets the latest from the BBC's Quentin Summerville and a reality check from Pamela Constable.
The World's Matthew Bell reports on the debate in Israel over the ultra-orthodox men who spend their days studying the Torah instead of working. It's an arrangement subsidized by the state, and some say it's setting Israel up for an economic disaster.
The World's Carol Zall reports on a push in New Zealand to make the country the filming location for the Lord of the Rings prequel, The Hobbit. Earlier plans to film in New Zealand were jeopardized after actors protested over working conditions.
After 140 hours of debate the French Senate finally approved a bill on Friday to raise the national retirement age from 60 to 62. Clashes broke out at an oil refinery blockaded by workers for the past 10 days. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with reporter Derek Stoffel about the military trial of Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadar. He's a Canadian citizen accused of killing an American soldier in Afghanistan in 2002. Khadar was 15 years old at the time.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with David Darg of the humanitarian group, Operation Blessing, about the reported outbreak of cholera in Haiti in a region north of Port-au-Prince. The outbreak has killed at least 140 people.
News reports from China say a new online game that allows players to vent their frustration against the authorities is taking the internet by storm. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's East Asia Correspondent Mary Kay Magistad.