Latest Stories Tagged: Global Politics

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.

Global Politics

Spain's bailout plan

Spain's construction industry has been hit hard by the country's economic downtown. Now the socialist government there has unveiled a 15-billion dollar economic rescue plan to help get people back on the payroll.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Hip hop artist Joaquin Santos is from San Diego but he has strong family ties to El Salvador. His solo album, Salva Vida, tackles the social, political and economic problems plaguing the Central American nation.

Global Politics

A close watch on Ghana's election

The votes are being counted in Ghana's presidential election. And after troubled and sometimes violent elections elsewhere in Africa, the process is under scrutiny as much as the results. The World's Laura Lynch reports from Ghana's capital city, Accra.