The Damascus suburb of Douma was subject to an intense attack today. Shells fell on residential areas for hours before troops moved in. The Syrian government is supposed to observe a ceasefire, but many international officials are skeptical.
A United Nations-backed court has found Charles Taylor guilty of crimes against humanity in Sierra Leone. In Liberia, the reaction is complicated. Many still revere Taylor; others are upset that he hasn't been charged with Liberian crimes.
Peter Max was 3-years-old when his family fled Nazi Germany to seek refuge in China along with thousands of other Jews during WWII. Now at age 74, the American pop artist tells The World he's returned to China for the first time.
Kate Doyle of the Guatemala Documentation Project talks with host Marco Werman about the trail of former Guatemalan President Gen. Rios Montt. It's the first and only genocide trial against a former head of state ever held in a domestic court.
The United Nations said Thursday it has documented the deaths of 93,000 people in Syria since the civil war began. And a recent revival in fortunes for the Assad regime suggests the war has no end in sight.