Global Politics

Our stories explore the politics behind the news, with analysis ranging from Washington, DC to Damascas, Syria

Global Politics

France's aid effort in Haiti

President Nicolas Sarkozy has been trying to defuse a quarrel with the US. France's International Cooperation Minister Alain Joyandet complained that a French plane was turned back by US troops. The World's Europe correspondent Gerry Hadden reports.

Global Politics

Is Yemen in trouble?

Yemen is the subject of a high-level international conference in London. There are fears the Arab nation could become a failed state and a haven for al-Qaeda. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the Middle East editor of London's Guardian newpaper, Ian Black.