Street vendors and hawkers are a vital part of life for many Indians, who get their daily needs like fruit and vegetables from carts and stalls. But as malls and supermarkets spring up around the country, the hawkers are struggling and worried for their survival.
The BBC's Alastair Leithead reports from Kabul on two of Afghanistan's four Olympic representatives in Beijing: the two are Tae Kwan Do athletes, and they're hoping to win Afghanistan its first-ever Olympic medal.
A law in India protects women from domestic abuse, and supporters say the law is desperately needed, but critics say the law is often abused to punish innocent men and their extended families. Reporter Larry Schooler has the story.
The entire Afghan Senate walked out in protest today over the high number of civilians killed by US air strikes. US commanders in Afghanistan are aware this is a crucial issue in their battle for hearts and minds in that country. But that doesn't make it an easy problem to solve. The World's Quil Lawrence reports.
American casualties are on the rise in Afghanistan. That's putting U.S. military doctors and nurses to the test. We hear from chief nurse Major Keni Harriman, who works at a front line surgical hospital in Afghanistan.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with two of The World's correspondents about the anticipation felt in Iraq and Pakistan as Americans vote to elect a new president today. Quil Lawrence is in Baghdad and Aaron Schachter is in Islamabad.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was in New Delhi, India today. Secretary Rice made the trip to try to diffuse tensions between India and Pakistan. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from the BBC's Tinku Ray in New Delhi.
Host Lisa Mullins speaks with Pakistani author and journalist Ahmed Rashid about relations between the U.S. and Pakistan. They also discuss the importance of Pakistan's move to close a major supply route into Afghanistan as part of its offensive against militants in the region.