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Month of April , 2006
Political gains made by the Israeli left (4:25) April 20, 2006permalink
The World's Aaron Schachter reports on the gains made by the Israeli left in the country's recent elections. Parties concerned with social issues -- like retirement benefits and welfare programs -- did well at the polls and could play a role in Israel's next government.
New candidate for prime minister is nominated in Iraq (5:20) April 21, 2006permalink
The main alliance of Shia political parties in Iraq has nominated a new candidate for prime minister. It's hoped that the move will break the deadlock that has made it impossible to form a national-unity government. Host Marco Werman gets the details from the BBC's Jim Muir in Baghdad.
Correspondent Ben Gilbert reports from Baghdad on the work of American soldiers with the 1st Brigade of the Army's 10th Mountain Division. The soldiers are combining get-tough tactics against troublemakers with get-friendly tactics with young Iraqis.
Haiti elections report (4:10) April 21, 2006permalink
The people of Haiti are voting in the second round of parliamentary elections. The World's Quil Lawrence has the latest from Marmalade, Haiti.
American in Formula 1 race report (4:00) April 21, 2006permalink
For the past 13 years, no American has raced with the big boys in the Formula One circuit. But now, Scott Speed from California is in Italy to prepare for the San Marino Grand Prix. Host Marco Werman speaks with him about racing in Europe.
China's reaction to Hu's visit (4:00) April 21, 2006permalink
The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on the reactions in China to President Hu Jintao's US visit.