France is celebrating the freeing of the Colombian hostage, Ingrid Betancourt. Betancourt has dual French-Colombian citizenship, and French leaders have long lobbied for her release, as Anita Elash reports from Paris.
Ingrid Betancourt is one of 15 hostages who were freed yesterday in Colombia, many of whom had been held for years by Colombia's FARC rebels, as Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Colombia's vice president
An award-winning Palestinian journalist from Gaza says he was abused by Israeli security officials at the border with Jordan, and the charges have turned into a diplomatic incident, as Correspondent Matt Gutman reports.
Rio's police have a reputation for violence and corruption so the Brazilian government has joined with some gun control advocates to try to retrain the city's police, with lessons on ethics and human rights, as Ruxandra Guidi has the story.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Houston Chronicle reporter John Otis, who's in Bogota and provides details of the rescue and intelligence operation that secured the release of Ingrid Betancourt and 14 other hostages held by Colombia's FARC rebels.
The rescue operation represents a huge victory for the government of Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, and it's also one more in a series of disasters for the rebel FARC movement, as The World's Jeb Sharp reports.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Quebec's capital, Quebec City. It was founded 400 years ago today by Samuel de Champlain. Anchor Marco Werman gets details on today's commemorative events from CBC reporter Catou MacKinnon.