They're ringing in the new year in Bangladesh, not once, but twice this year. Or more accurately, they're ALMOST ringing in the New Year twice. The government moved the clocks forward in June to save electricity. A look back.
President Barack Obama has strongly criticized BP's CEO Tony Hayward over the massive oil spill in the Gulf. The World's Katy Clark reports on how citizens are grappling with the oil spill disaster. Some are now boycotting BP.
In East Africa, a multi-billion-dollar supertanker port is being planned for Lamu on the coast of Kenya. the big changes also threaten one of the last strongholds of traditional Swahili culture. Matthew Brunwasser reports.
Jennifer Cooke directs the Africa program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. She talks with Lisa Mullins about the twists and turns in Sudan's history that lead to today's historic referendum.