Europe

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

For today's geo quiz we asked whether the number of immigrants to the US is going up or down, and where most of them come from. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the answer from William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution in Washington. He says at least half of the people coming to the United States are from Latin America...and that newly released census numbers for 2007 indicate a slowdown in immigration.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the name of Europe's second-longest river. The answer is the Danube. That grand waterway flows through Hungary's capital, Budapest. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Nick Thorpe about an anti-graffiti effort in Budapest.

Global Politics

NATO soul-searching

NATO is under pressure to respond to Russia's recent actions in Georgia, but commitments in Afghanistan and turmoil in the financial world mean there isn't much new money for defense. The World's Laura Lynch reports.

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Trump scandal threatens to derail Ukraine's anti-corruption efforts

Ukrainians are accustomed to powerful forces meddling in their judicial system, Anne Applebaum, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and expert on central and Eastern Europe, tells The World's host, Marco Werman. But even as they find corruption foisted on them by their most important ally in Washington, DC, Ukrainians have remained determined to root out unethical practices in their own country.

Can you go plastic free? This London family did.

In recent years, it’s become fairly common for people to bring their own shopping bags to the store, but for the past 18 months, Philippa Robb and her son, Haydn Robb Harries, have been bringing their own containers, too. That’s because, after a long consideration, Philippa gave up buying single-use plastic in January 2018.