We’ve all gotten used to recycling our bottles, cans and newspapers over the past few decades. But once we toss them in the recycling bin, there’s actually no guarantee that all that stuff actually does get recycled. In fact, a lot of it doesn’t.
Authorities in the Vietnamese city of Hanoi want to curb the notorious traffic problems. And their plan is to measure the chest sizes of motorcyclists to keep the small, weak drivers off the roads. Reporter Nguyen Duc in Hanoi has details.
When Guinness backed out of sponsoring New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade, Rupert Murdoch's feathers got ruffled. Now he wants all Irish to boycott Guinness. In Venezuela, there's a new grocery story loyalty card that some describe as "creepy." And in the UK, you can see the latest in running shorts — complete with a computer, all in today's Global Scan.
We're looking for a southeast Asian city for today's Geo Quiz. The Saigon River flows through it and the city's name honors a Communist leader. Early in the morning people come together with wicker bird cages to escape the hustle and bustle.
The most infamous war crime to come out of the Iraq war ended with almost a whimper. None of the Marines charged ended up facing serious punishment. Arun Rath looks at what the legal rulings mean for the soldiers on the ground and the civilians who live among them.