For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a mountain peak in the Caususus that just got a new name. Anchor Marco Werman has the answer -- and it's: Peak Kontrevichikov or "Peak of the Secret Service." Prime Minister Vladimir Putin chose the name as a tribute to Russian spies.
Today on The World: How US autoworkers' plight compares to the economic outlook for those who work for Detroit's foreign competitors; Also, Israel's Ehud Barack runs for prime minister on the notion that most people don't like him; and holiday reading suggestions from The World's book critic Christopher Merrill.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with economist Garel Rhys, director of the Center for Automotive Industry Research at the University of Cardiff, about the economic outlook for foreign autoworkers compared to their counterparts in the U.S.
Ukraine's economy depends heavily on exports...especially steel. But now with many of the world's economies shrinking by the day, there are fewer places able to take what Ukraine has to offer. The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports.
The crisis in eastern Congo has put the dilemma of humanitarian intervention into sharp relief. This week came word that UN peacekeeping troops once again failed to protect nearby civilians from a massacre. And once again people are wringing their hands over the seeming inability of the international community to save lives. The crisis has also put the European Union's foreign policy in the spotlight, as The World's Jeb Sharp reports.