Latest Stories Tagged: Global Politics

Global Politics

Global bailouts

Europe and Japan have announced their plans to beef up their waning economies with billions of taxpayer dollars. The World's Laura Lynch brings us the details from London.

Global Politics

Ukraine feels the pinch

Ukraine's economy depends heavily on exports...especially steel. But now with many of the world's economies shrinking by the day, there are fewer places able to take what Ukraine has to offer. The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports.

Global Politics

Israel's unlikable candidate

The World's Quil Lawrence reports on Ehud Barak's campaign to be Israel's next prime minister. His campaign slogan? Nobody likes me. We'll hear how Ehud Barak is trying to turn his negative ratings into a positive on the campaign trail.

Global Politics

North Korea talks hit wall

The latest round of nuclear disarmament talks with North Korea ended today without an agreement. That means North Korea joins the list of unresolved foreign policy issues waiting for President-elect Barack Obama. The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Lifestyle & Belief

Evolution and Islam

Evolution versus creationism, it's a topic that's typically debated in the U.S. within the context of Christianity. But an article in the latest issue of the journal Science suggests that debate is heating up in the Muslim world.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a mountain peak in the Caususus that just got a new name. Anchor Marco Werman has the answer -- and it's: Peak Kontrevichikov or "Peak of the Secret Service." Prime Minister Vladimir Putin chose the name as a tribute to Russian spies.