Latest Stories Tagged: Global Politics

Conflict & Justice

New voters in Colorado

The Obama and McCain campaigns are both targeting immigrants from Latin America. Kirk Siegler of public radio station KUNC in Denver tells us Latinos in Colorado are getting a lot of attention this week.

Global Politics

China's space program

Chinese astronauts are on target to conduct the country's first spacewalk tomorrow. The nation is anxious to know how the spacewalk will go. But the country's official news agency may have already written the script. Anchor Marco Werman explains.

Global Politics

Belarus election

Belarus holds elections this weekend that the authorities promise will be free and fair. The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports on the slow pace of change in the former Soviet republic.

Global Politics

Mideast avoids financial crisis

The Middle East has so far seemed to escape the financial crisis plaguing the rest of the world. As The World's Aaron Schachter reports, this is in large part due to inherent wariness and a banking and real estate boom of its own.