As a global power, Japan is fading, but increasing numbers of people outside the country are opting to learn Japanese. What's fueling the new interest is a growing obsession with Japanese Manga comics and Japanese animation.
Correspondent Rhoda Metcalfe reports on a controversy in South Africa surrounding a political cartoon. Jacob Zuma, the head of South Africa's ruling party, said today he's suing a political cartoonist for libel.
The United States and Britain support India's assertions that the gunmen responsible for the recent attacks in Mumbia, India are part of a militant group based in Pakistan. But Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari maintains there's no solid evidence.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with reporter Sahar Issa with McClatchey Newsapers in Baghdad about the Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at President Bush. The man is currently being held by authorities for questioning.