Today, the Democratic Republic of Congo celebrates half a century of independence from Belgium. In Congo itself, the anniversary has been met with mixed emotions, as Michael Kavanagh reports from Kinshasa, the Congolese capital.
Hunting is a popular hobby in Europe, despite gun laws that are tougher than those in the US. Anchor Marco Werman hears about the restrictions hunters face from Manuel Esparrago, firearms expert with the European Federation for Hunting and Conservation.
Belgians go to the polls on Sunday for European Parliament elections. But it's a complicated process because of long-standing language and cultural divisions. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Belgian party leader Philippe Delstanche to find out more