Pope Francis called a meeting at the Vatican to discuss climate change, environmental degradation and human trafficking. But the meeting is taking place while Rome is filled with trash because of a trash collectors' strike.
Donald Trump and Bobby Jindal appear to be running away from their parents' immigrant roots. However, Marco Rubio's mom once told him: "They’re human beings just like us, and they came for the same reasons we came."
As a fresh round of negotiations begins on Wednesday to eliminate the threat from Iran's nuclear program, dissidents join Israel in telling the West to move cautiously. We introduce you to an Iraqi who excels at video games — many set in his home country — and we celebrate World Toilet Day. That and more, in today's Global Scan.
Nancy Greenleese reports that the leaders of Italy and Romania have forged an agreement to try to calm a storm between their two countries. Rome outraged Bucharest last week when it started deporting Romanian immigrants under an emergency decree. The deportations were sparked by a series of brutal muggings of Italians. Immigrants from Romania were linked to many of the crimes.
The World's Gerry Hadden introduces us to a musician tasked whose job is to maintain the priceless violins of Cremona, Italy: Andrea Mosconi plays the instruments regularly to keep them sounding beautiful.
The group Afterhours is one of Italy's top alternative rock bands. Anchor Marco Werman spoke to the band's leader at the South by Southwest music festival last week. They discuss the underground music scene in Italy and how Afterhours has earned praise from music critics.
Europe took a turn to the political right in the latest round of elections. Some seats were won by extreme-right candidates and anti-immigration sentiments came to the fore in several countries. Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Olexiy Solohubenko.
The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on Pope Benedict's call for Catholic unity in China. Chinese Catholics have long faced a division between a state-controlled church and an underground church more loyal to the Vatican.