When Jewish settlers move into Palestinian parts of the West Bank or East Jerusalem, they are motivated by religious ideology. Their opponents inside Israel are a minority of who also find inspiration in their faith. The World's Matthew Bell reports.
A Chinese-born American geologist accused by the Chinese government of dealing in state secrets was sentenced to eight years in prison today. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with University of Chicago geologist David Rowley.
Vice President Joe Biden was in Baghdad for the last three days, trying to help Iraqi politicians end months of political stalemate. No new government has been formed since elections in March. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Sahar Issa.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Alex Capstick in Cape Town, South Africa, about the controversy surrounding Nigeria's president and his decision to ban the national team from competing, following a bad performance at the World Cup.
For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a town in Ecuador that claims to have a secret for long life, boasting many residents who live to be over 100 years old. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Boston Globe reporter Bella English.
Tibet is known for its people who can tolerate high altitudes. It turns out there are real genetic differences between Tibetans and those of us who live closer to sea level. The World's Science correspondent Rhitu Chatterjee is with us to explain.
Japanese rock or J-Rock has been around for a few decades. But a subgenre of J-Rock called Visual Kei is finding an audience among Americans. Elizabeth Segal reports on one musician, Miyavi, who is winding up a US tour.
General David Petraeus arrived in Afghanistan today, where he is taking over the war effort at a difficult time. There's been a surge in US and NATO casualties during the past month. Host Katy Clark speaks with Tom Popyk, a journalist in Kabul.
Today's attack came on the day when General David Petraeus arrived in Kabul. Petraeus charged with giving new momentum to the US and NATO war effort in Afghanistan. Host Katy Clark talks with Retired Major General Bill Nash.
The Palestinian Authority is intensifying a boycott of Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Palestinian workers are being asked to quit their jobs in settlements and boycott any goods made in the settlements. Linda Gradstein reports.
Before Liberia descended into war, the country was a West African travel hotspot: five-star hotels, beautiful beaches, and a rich cultural history. Tourism would certainly help with recovery. But is Liberia ready? The World's Jason Margolis had a look.
For the first time in 18 years, there has been no growth in global carbon dioxide emissions. The emissions flat-lined in 2009 because of the recession; but those emissions decreased in Europe and Russia, they soared in China and India.