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Olympic torch controversy

The World's Alex Gallafent on the controversial history of the Olympic torch relay: the modern tradition of the relay started on the eve of the 1936 Olympic Games, hosted by Nazi Germany.

Conflict & Justice

France wrestles with statistics

France is officially color-blind: it's against the law there to collect statistics on race, religion or ethnicity, but some critics say just because you don't ask questions, doesn't mean discrimination doesn't exist

Arts, Culture & Media

Korean abstract art

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Park Seo-Bo, the artist known as "the father of Korean abstract painting;� the 77 year-old artist currently has his first ever exhibit in New York City.

Global Politics

Israel's diplomatic initiatives

Israel has been engaging in an unusual number of talks with some of its sworn enemies, and Reporter Matt Guttman takes a look at the flurry of diplomatic initiatives, including a ceasefire with Hamas set to take effect tomorrow.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer and Global Hit

The answer to our Geo Quiz is Nha Trang, the Vietnamese coastal resort that hosted this year's Miss Universe Pageant. And for today's Global Hit we'll hear the title track from a CD called Fragile Beauty. It's a new album by Vietnamese duo.