Correspondent Sarah Elzas reports from Paris on the legislation to ban the burka in France. The measure has provoked a lot of criticism, not just from practicing Muslims. A French real estate developer and his wife are taking matters into their own hands.
For our Geo Quiz we were looking for a northern African country that's home to a number nomadic tribes. The answer is Niger. The band Etran Finatawa is from Niger. The band's new album is called 'Tarkat Tajje' or 'Let's Go!'
Israeli Jews are now flocking to an unexpected place: Berlin, once the capital of the Nazi regime that murdered millions of Jews. Today about 3,000 Israelis, mostly young artists, have moved there. Reporter Daniel Estrin profiles one Israeli musician.
President Barack Obama is due to deliver a televised address to the American people tonight. Marco Werman speaks with Jane Arraf, Baghdad correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor, about how Iraqis feel about this transition.
Much of the uncertainty Iraqis feel is about the economic future of their country.Those prospects depend largely on the recovery of Iraq's oil industry. The World's Katy Clark reports that Iraq's oil is flowing again.
Politicians recently approved a bill to create a linguistic hotline in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It's not the first one in the country. Reporter Jason Strother tells us about another grammar call-in service that's been around for 30 years.
Many of the things we buy come fresh out of the box. But get something second-hand, and that object has lived out at least one life with somebody else before you even see it. The World's Ari Daniel Shapiro reports.
President Obama hosts a Middle East peace summit this week. But there are serious doubts about whether these peace talks will even last a month. One of the difficult issues is the expansion of Jewish settlements. Matthew Bell reports.
Marco Werman speaks with Rob Evans, reporter for the Guardian newspaper. He co-wrote an article on part of the British coal miners' strike of 1984. Then-Prime Minister Thatcher prevented funds from the USSR reaching the striking miners in the UK.
Four African Union peacekeepers were killed when a mortar hit Somalia's presidential palace, officials say. Islamist insurgents battle government forces. The Washington Post's Sudarsan Raghavan has been filing from Mogadishu since the fighting began.