Jakarta

Conflict

The Bomb saved my mom

When the first of the two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan, Marco Werman's mother was in a WWII prison camp in Indonesia. And, were it not for the bombs, his mom might not have survived the camp.

Conflict

The Bomb saved my mom

When the first of the two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan, Marco Werman's mother was in a WWII prison camp in Indonesia. And, were it not for the bombs, his mom might not have survived the camp.

Global Scan

Welcome to Sochi?

The winter Olympics in Sochi are just three weeks away, and things are starting to fall into place — including a host of new events. Plus a new beer made from whale meal in Iceland and a bet that cost two men an ear in Siberia in today's Global Scan.

Update on the Bombings in Jakarta

Two bomb blasts rocked the central business district of Jakarta, Indonesia, killing eight people and injuring dozens more. Jim Della-Giacoma, South East Asia Project Director in Jakarta for the International Crisis Group, joins The Takeaway with more.