Gerry Hadden

Global Scan

New Zealanders will vote on whether to update their flag

A flag is usually a symbol of national pride. But not necessarily in New Zealand, where voters will get to decide whether to ditch the design that dates to colonial times. And for some reason a Cadillac ad that lauds America's work ethic and paints Europeans as slackers just rubs some Europeans the wrong way. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Conflict & Justice

Europe's own interrogation scandal

Human rights advocates in Europe are calling for countries there to look into their own role in CIA prisoner abuse. Several countries are accused of abetting CIA prisoner programs during the Bush administration. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.

Arts, Culture & Media

Icelandic Chants

Iceland is still trying to pick itself back up after its banking system collapsed two years ago. Perhaps that's one reason why ancient Icelandic chanting is gaining in popularity. Gerry Hadden listens in.

Conflict & Justice

Europe's own interrogation scandal

Human rights advocates in Europe are calling for countries there to look into their own role in CIA prisoner abuse. Several countries are accused of abetting CIA prisoner programs during the Bush administration. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.

Arts, Culture & Media

Icelandic Chants

Iceland is still trying to pick itself back up after its banking system collapsed two years ago. Perhaps that's one reason why ancient Icelandic chanting is gaining in popularity. Gerry Hadden listens in.