The government of Tunisia today reported more civilian deaths in the worst civil unrest in the country in more than two decades. Many of the protesters are young Tunisians protesting the country's high unemployment rate. The World's Clark Boyd reports.
The World's Marco Werman introduces us to Sa'k Pase Ayiti, Creole for ?what's happened to Haiti.? It's a new album which features a dozen Haitian and Caribbean artists who are commemorating in song the first anniversary of Haiti's catastrophic earthquake.
More than 50,000 demonstrators rallied yesterday against changing Pakistan's blasphemy law. The law has support across a spectrum of Pakistanis. Madiha Tahir reports on how the case, and the controversy, has exposed new fault lines among Pakistanis.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to save the Department of Defense more than $150 billion over the next five years. $35 billion of those proposed savings would come from cuts to the US Navy. The World's Jason Margolis has more.
The people of South Sudan have been voting for the second day of an independence referendum. Turnout wasn't as heavy as on the first day, but correspondents said voters appeared to be just as determined. Matthew Brunwasser reports from Juba.
Jennifer Cooke directs the Africa program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. She talks with Lisa Mullins about the twists and turns in Sudan's history that lead to today's historic referendum.
Reporter Clark Boyd tells us that businesses in Britain, Holland and Belgium are using synthetic DNA to spray thieves and shoplifters. When the police catch a suspect, all they need is an ultraviolet light and a cotton swab to begin their investigation.
Take your seat now for the Geo Quiz: the sports stadium we'd like you to name this time borrows its name from Rome's famous amphitheater. It's been home to three professional sports teams: The Athletics, the Raiders and the Earthquakes.
Partisan politics heats up in Israel as right-wing Israeli politicians take on left-wing non-government organizations, which they accuse of smearing Israel's international reputation. The World's Matthew Bell reports.
One of the first pyramids built by the ancient Egyptians was seriously damaged by an earthquake in 1992. But only now has someone stepped forward to repair it. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with the plucky Welsh engineer, Peter James.
The cholera outbreak in Haiti has spread easily because of the poor sanitation following last year's devastating earthquake. The World's Jeb Sharp spent some time this week with a man who has the job of collecting the bodies of cholera victims.
The World Health Organization will start vaccinating Haitians against cholera in April. Dr. Peter Hotez is an expert in vaccine development at George Washington University and speaks to anchor Katy Clark.