The US is winding down its presence in Afghanistan. President Obama met his Afghan counterpart on Friday to discuss the details. Anchor Jeb Sharp talks with Ali Jalali, a 2009 candidate for president of Afghanistan.
President Obama has nominated Senator John Kerry as his next Secretary of State. Kerry heads the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and is expected to win easy confirmation from his colleagues in the chamber.
Reporter Marine Olivesi, a frequent contributor from Libya, was the first western journalist to view Gaddafi's corpse. She told us about her surreal hunt to find the dictator's remains and about the return to normalcy in the city of Misrata.
In response to Palestine's victory at the United Nations last week, Israel has announced plans for the expansion of Jewish settlements. Condemnation of those plans has been swift and sharp. Some fear Israel is becoming more isolated diplomatically.
In Gaza, news of the ceasefire deal was greeted by celebrations but just before the truce went into effect, there were more rockets fired into southern Israel. And there were more Israeli strikes hitting targets in Gaza.
A ceasefire is set to be announced in the Gaza conflict, Egyptian and Palestinian officials say. Anchor Marco Werman talks to David Kirkpatrick, Cairo Bureau Chief for the New York Times, to get more details.
This week in Cuba, peace talks will begin in earnest between the government of Colombia and the leftist rebel group, the FARC. Among the FARC leaders in attendance, one sticks out. Her name is Tanja Nijmeijer.
One foreign country that's been mentioned a fair bit during the presidential campaign is Israel. Both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney profess their commitment to Israel's security. They haven't talked about much is the moribund Middle East peace process.
What to do about Afghanistan? That's a top priority for the Obama Administration. The Senate foreign relations committee today put together a panel of experts to address the question. And The World's Matthew Bell listened in.
When President Obama made his first public comments on the rescue of an American cargo shop captain from Somali pirates, he said "...I want to be very clear that we are resolved to halt the rise of privacy in that region." Some have called it a presidential flub, but The World's Jason Margolis says maybe so, but it's not as straightforward as it seems.
The film Five Minutes of Heaven explores the aftermath of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. The movie involves the meeting of two men whose lives were deeply altered by a murder. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the film's director, Oliver Hirschbeigel.
A judge today found a Pakistani man guilty of murder and waging war on India. He's the only one of ten gunmen to survive the attacks that killed more than 160 people in Mumbai. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Preety Acharya, with the Mumbai Mirror.
Brandon Friedman was an infantry officer in the 101st Airborne Division during the invasion of Iraq. Marco Werman speaks with Friedman about the legacy of the war. Friedman also reads an excerpt from his combat memoir, 'The War I Always Wanted.'
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