Former Irish President Mary Robinson talks about The Elders, a group of respected world leaders assembled by Nelson Mandela to tackle some of the world's most divisive issues.
In the past three years, increased food costs have pushed 400 million into the ranks of the world's poorest....
The world's richest countries signed a pact to cut greenhouse emissions in half by 2050; emerging nations don't sign on....
At the G8 Summit, the eight richest nations get acquainted with five growing economic dynamos that represent nearly three billion people....
From 'America Abroad,' an examination of the friction between Muslim immigrants and Western society....
The BBC reports on evidence of a UN cover-up of the activities of some of its peacekeepers in the Republic of Congo....
Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing on China's increasingly defensive response to Olympics-related protests around the globe....
'World Have Your Say' discusses the impact of migration on society, and the practicality and desirability of multiculturalism....
There's a new chill in relations between Russia and the West -- was Vladimir Putin's courtship of the West unrequited?...
This documentary probes the limits on journalism around the world -- in democratic societies, as well as those where the government controls the press....
- Hezbollah declares public support for Assad's ruling Syrian regime
- Palestinian prisoners represent lightning rod issue for both Israelis and Palestinians
- Runners honor Boston in first international marathon in Bethlehem
- Pakistan boosts national pride by breaking world records
- Egyptian-American man sends a message while running last week's Jerusalem marathon
- Palestinian man's death in Israeli jail leads to speculation about third intifada
- Syrian opposition moves conflict closer to Damascus
- Abu Dhabi hospital focuses on patients of the avian kind
- Israeli soccer team trying to get handle on racism among fans
- Palestinian protesters take page from Israeli settlers' book
- Experts see North's hands in reported computer attack on South Korea
- North Korea increases rhetoric, threatens pre-emptive nuclear strike
- Japanese photographers volunteer to help tsunami, earthquake victims find memories
- In China, a new building has a nearby knockoff before its even built
- China's new leadership faces challenges in the new year
- North Korea conducts third nuclear test in challenge to global community
- California professor leading project to get Vietnamese immigrant to tell their own story
- Migrant workers in Thailand in line for a raise -- if they can prove they're legal
- Pakistanis question government's use of bans on cell phones, other tech
- Popularity of 'white weddings' surges in Japan, leads to shortage of officiants
- Mali's last master calligrapher escapes violence in Timbuktu with ancient manuscripts in tow
- Militants in Mali take hostages in Algeria
- Increase of French forces in Mali, hopes to end ongoing crisis
- Tourist trade dries up as Mali struggles with Islamist insurgency
- In Africa, Malians forced to flee, frustrated by lack of progress
- Chips Funga: Kenyans transform term for French fries into slang for one-night stand
- After Libyan revolution, multi-cultural community torn apart
- Women in Sierra Leone face high barriers to participation in politics
- South Africa introduces new currency design, honoring Nelson Mandela
- Next generation of Mali musicians face a country that won't let them perform