Robin Hoodâ€™s global appeal (2:30) October 5, 2007permalink
Anchor Marco Werman shares some news about Robin Hood's Sherwood Forest -- and tells us about Robin Hood's global appeal.
Geo answer -- tigers under pressure in India (5:00) October 5, 2007permalink
The answer to our quiz is Karnataka. David Kohn reports on Nagarhole National Park in Karnataka. The park is home to a population of endangered Bengal tigers. Those tigers could lose parts of their habitat as a result of a new law in India.
The World's daily geography quiz. We're looking for the southern Indian state where Bangalore is located.
Pakistan's presidential vote on schedule (3:30) October 5, 2007permalink
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with BBC reporter Shoaib Hasan in Islamabad about tomorrow's presidential election in Pakistan. The country's Supreme Court today approved the vote. But it ruled that the result will not be valid until the court decides if current president Pervez Musharraf is an eligible candidate.
Exiled Burmese dissident gets the news out (3:00) October 5, 2007permalink
Trish Anderton profiles exiled Burmese dissident Aung Zaw. He's in Bangkok, Thailand, and puts out a newsmagazine called Irrawaddy. Despite the crackdown on information coming out of Burma, Aung Zaw manages to get the latest news from his homeland.
Korean summit hailed as success (4:15) October 5, 2007permalink
This week's summit between North and South Korea is being hailed as a success by many South Koreans. Jason Strother reports from Seoul.
Doping a scourge worldwide (4:00) October 5, 2007permalink
American sprinter Marion Jones may be stripped of her Olympic medals after admitting she lied about her use of steroids. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Italian sports journalist Massimo Oriani about how doping scandals are treated in Europe.
New US African command (4:30) October 5, 2007permalink
Washington has been streamlining its operations in Africa. It's combining military, diplomatic and aid efforts under one central command. But some local leaders are wary. And so far, no African nation has agreed to host the new command headquarters. The World's Katy Clark reports.
Interrogation practices questioned (4:30) October 5, 2007permalink
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Mark Bowden, the author of "Black Hawk Down." Bowden has written about the use of torture during interrogations. He says that regardless of their effectiveness, harsh interrogation techniques always lead to abuses and should be banned.